ERIC Number: EJ201559
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Title VII and Public Employers: Did Congress Exceed Its Powers?
Dean, John P.
Columbia Law Review, v78 n2 p372-408 Mar 1979
The impact of federal legislation aimed at discriminatory practices of state and local governments as mandated by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972 is examined. Several Title VII violations are outlined; it is concluded that federal authority can be upheld under Title VII and the Fourteenth Amendment. (BH)
Descriptors: Constitutional Law, Court Doctrine, Court Litigation, Discriminatory Legislation, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Federal State Relationship, Government Employees, Government Role, Legal Problems, Local Government, Opinions, Supreme Court Litigation
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Civil Rights Act 1964; Equal Employment Opportunity Act 1972