Principles and Development of Employment Discrimination Law in the U.S. Professor Glenn George University of North Carolina School of Law Visiting Professor, Sichuan University Law School. North Carolina. Overview.
Professor Glenn George
University of North Carolina School of Law
Visiting Professor, Sichuan University Law School
“No State shall . . . deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.”
Challenge to system segregated education -- “separate but equal” schools for white and African-American children
Segregation as discrimination
Civil Right Act of 1964
-- Expanding coverage of the Rehabilitation Act of 1978
-- Amended by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008
-- other damages from loss of job
-- only available in especially serious cases
Example: Ann Hopkins was not made a partner in her accounting firm because of her sex.
Questions? Fourteenth Amendment (1868)