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Law and the Contradictions of the Disability Rights Movement

Samuel R. Bagenstos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124491
eISBN:
9780300155433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124491.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990 was hailed as revolutionary legislation, but in the ensuing years restrictive Supreme Court decisions have prompted accusations that ... More


Applications

Joseph Fishkin

in Bottlenecks: A New Theory of Equal Opportunity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199812141
eISBN:
9780199395576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812141.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter demonstrates that opportunity pluralism can help us see new dimensions of and identify new proposals to ameliorate three especially difficult contemporary egalitarian policy problems. ... More


A Right to Discriminate?: How the Case of Boy Scouts of America v. James Dale Warped the Law of Free Association

Andrew Koppelman and Tobias Wolff

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121278
eISBN:
9780300155921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121278.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Should the Boy Scouts of America and other noncommercial associations have a right to discriminate when selecting their members? Does the state have a legitimate interest in regulating the membership ... More


Multiracial Americans and racial discrimination

Tina Fernandes Botts

in Race Policy and Multiracial Americans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447316459
eISBN:
9781447316480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316459.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the historical engagement between multiracial people and the law. In doing so, it identifies and examines factors contributing to the failure of current ... More


Legal Contexts and Law Related to Psychological Injuries

William J. Koch, Kevin S. Douglas, Tonia L. Nicholls, and Melanie L. O'Neill

in Psychological Injuries: Forensic Assessment, Treatment, and Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195188288
eISBN:
9780199870486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188288.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the primary areas of law in which psychological injury is likely to be material and relevant, and in which mental health professionals are likely to find themselves practicing. ... More


A New Stage for the LGBT Movement: Protecting Gender and Sexual Multiplicities

Carlos A. Ball

in After Marriage Equality: The Future of LGBT Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479883080
eISBN:
9781479898794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883080.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter argues that the attainment of the marriage equality goal offers the LGBT movement the opportunity to push for reforms that reduce the legal salience of distinct gender and sexual ... More


Origins of the Right to Exclude

Andrew Koppelman and Tobias Barrington Wolff

in A Right to Discriminate?: How the Case of Boy Scouts of America v. James Dale Warped the Law of Free Association

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121278
eISBN:
9780300155921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121278.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the case law on free association up to the case of Boy Scouts of America v. Dale. The idea of a right to exclude has two sources. One of these, the older of the two, is broadly ... More


The Neolibertarian Proposal

Andrew Koppelman and Tobias Barrington Wolff

in A Right to Discriminate?: How the Case of Boy Scouts of America v. James Dale Warped the Law of Free Association

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121278
eISBN:
9780300155921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121278.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

A prominent group of scholars, referred to as “neolibertarians,” argue that noncommercial private associations should be given an absolute right to discriminate. Their approach promises “to draw a ... More


To Discriminate in Order to Fight Discrimination: Paradox or Abuse?

Dolores Morondo Taramundi

in When Human Rights Clash at the European Court of Human Rights: Conflict or Harmony?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198795957
eISBN:
9780191837135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795957.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter analyses arguments regarding conflicts of rights in the field of antidiscrimination law, which is a troublesome and less studied area of the growing literature on conflicts of rights. ... More


Wising Up in the Workplace: Modern Antidiscrimination Law and Its Application

Jennifer Ann Drobac

in Sexual Exploitation of Teenagers: "Adolescent Development, Discrimination, and Consent Law"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226301013
eISBN:
9780226301150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301150.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 7 evaluates the efficacy of modern antidiscrimination law. It explains how Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act never contemplated juvenile workers. State fair employment practices statutes ... More


The Limits of the Antidiscrimination Model

Samuel R. Bagenstos

in Law and the Contradictions of the Disability Rights Movement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124491
eISBN:
9780300155433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124491.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the success of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in achieving the goals of the disability rights movement. It shows that although the ADA has not had a significantly ... More


International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced are Heard

Michael L. Perlin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393231
eISBN:
9780199914548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393231.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Society is largely blind to the ongoing violations of international human rights law in the context of the institutional commitment and treatment of persons with mental disabilities. Notwithstanding ... More


Juridical Subordination

Roy L. Brooks

in The Racial Glass Ceiling: Subordination in American Law and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300223309
eISBN:
9780300227611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223309.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the socio-legal race problem; namely juridical subordination. The Supreme Court engages in this form of racial subordination when its rulings freeze or impede racial progress ... More


Constitutional Cascades in the Federal Republic

Jud Mathews

in Extending Rights' Reach: Constitutions, Private Law, and Judicial Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190682910
eISBN:
9780190682941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190682910.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter picks up from the last, presenting the German Federal Constitutional Court’s expansive horizontal application of rights, as first announced in the landmark Lüth decision of 1958, as a ... More


Harm to Norms

Jethro K. Lieberman

in Liberalism Undressed

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199919840
eISBN:
9780199980376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919840.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter demonstrates the incompatibility of the harm principle with various claims that forms of harmless immorality and other conduct that some people view as reprehensible or disgusting ought ... More


Property in Association

Lee Anne Fennell

in The Unbounded Home: Property Values Beyond Property Lines

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122442
eISBN:
9780300155020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122442.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter introduces the concept of associational entitlement and explores how it can shed new light on the most difficult and controversial of metropolitan problems. The chapter discusses an ... More


A Disability Rights Tribunal for Asia and the Pacific

Michael L. Perlin

in International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced are Heard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393231
eISBN:
9780199914548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393231.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The existence of regional human rights courts and commissions has been an essential element in the enforcement of international human rights in those regions of the world where such tribunals exist. ... More


Concluding Thoughts: The Legality and Politics of Hatred

Robert Post

in Hate, Politics, Law: Critical Perspectives on Combating Hate

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190465544
eISBN:
9780190465568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465544.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter reflects on the volume as a whole. It asks how we should imagine and deal with hatred within a legal order that is both liberal and democratic. The chapter traces the traditional ... More


Sexuality Harassment

Janet Halley

in Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098006
eISBN:
9780300135305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098006.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter presents the Supreme Court's notion that same-sex sex harassment may be sex discrimination within the ambit of Title VII. This implies that same-sex erotic overtures at work can be sex ... More


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