Tag: racial discrimination

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Federal appeals judge criticizes disparate-impact theory; are his opinions op-ed columns?

August 5, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

A federal appeals judge who is attracting national attention for his “aggressive rhetoric” in legal opinions has written a concurrence criticizing disparate-impact theory, likening it to critical race theory. Judge James Ho of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals […]

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Supreme Court raises burden of proof in contract racial discrimination cases

March 23, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court ruled Monday in Comcast Corp v. National Association of African-American Owned Media that plaintiffs claiming racial animus in contracts under 42 USC § 1981 must show that race was the “but-for” cause. The plaintiffs, Entertainment Studios […]