ERIC Number: EJ304994
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Defining Discrimination: Intent vs. Impact.
Blumstein, James F.
New Perspectives, v16 n1 p29-33 Sum 1984
The nondiscrimination principle is process-oriented, and proof of its violation must focus on the process and criteria of decision making--i.e., intent either to discriminate or to disadvantage based on race. Civil rights laws should allow defendants to show good faith as a claim against illegal discrimination. (KH)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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