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Race and the Supreme Court : defining equality

Author: Earl E Pollock
Publisher: Sarasota, Fla. : Peppertree Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Case studies
Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: Earl E Pollock
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Earl E Pollock
ISBN: 9781614931034 1614931038
OCLC Number: 864825020
Description: iv, 339 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. What is Race? --
The scientific debate --
Government racial categories --
pt. 2. The legacy of the "peculiar institution" --
The framers and slavery --
The Dred Scott decision --
The reconstruction amendments --
pt. 3. Race discrimination by government --
Overview of the Equal Protection Clause --
Jim Crow and the "separate but equal" doctrine --
The Japanese internment cases --
Confronting Jim Crow --
The school segregation cases --
The implementation of Brown --
Extending the scope of Brown --
Evolution of the standards of equality --
The discriminatory purpose requirement --
Crime and "racial profiling" --
Racial discrimination in voting --
The Federal Voting Rights Act --
pt. 4. Race discrimination by private actors --
The state action requirement --
Applying Shelley v. Kraemer --
The Reconstruction Civil Rights Act --
Federal statutory regulation of private discrimination --
Public accommodations and the 1964 Civil Rights Act --
Applying the commerce clause to local conduct --
Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act --
Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act --
"Disparate impact" versus "disparate treatment" --
Race and free expression --
pt. 5. Minority preferences --
Define "affirmative action" --
Affirmative action and the racial achievement gap --
The Bakke case --
Racial preferences in mployment --
Racial preferences in contracting --
Racial preferences in admissions --
Racial balancing in public schools --
The Fisher case --
Race-based scholarships --
Racial preferences in redistricting.
Responsibility: Earl E. Pollock.


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