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ERIC Number: EJ598493
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0033-3557
The Bad Law of "Disparate Impact."
Clegg, Roger
Public Interest, n138 p79-90 Win 2000
Describes the disparate impact theory of discrimination, noting how its effect was recently on display in two high profile cases. Discusses the recent explosion of disparate impact lawsuits related to employment and education; examines why the disparate impact approach survives and thrives; explains the intent of disparate impact theory; and describes the unintended effect of disparate impact. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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