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Greater Employment Equalities in the New South Through New Constitutional Guarantees
Most American state constitutions contain equal protection clauses. The words in these clauses often follow the words in the equal protection clause of the federal constitution. Not surprisingly perhaps, many state courts ...
Inequalities in Illinois Constitutional Equality
In 1970 four new equality provisions were added to the Illinois Constitution, including two explicit equal protection provisions and two explicit antidiscrimination provisions. Shortly thereafter, Elmer Gertz, the Chair ...
Sexual Favoritism: A Cause of Action Under a "Sex-Plus" Theory
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2009-11)
This Comment avers that sexual favoritism is a form of "sex-plus" discrimination. Traditionally, sexual favoritism has been argued as being a form of sexual harassment. Therefore, in order to be successful in a claim for ...
The Permissibility of Non-Remedial Justifications for Racial Preferences in Public Contracting
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2004-07)
Under Richmond v. J.A. Croson, if a government agency has participated in the systemic exclusion of contractors on the basis of race, the agency has a compelling interest in remedying that discrimination by favoring ...
Should the Government be Allowed to Engage in Racial, Sexual, or Other Acts of Discrimination?
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2001-11)
Arkansas law provides scholarship funds to students who meet specified academic criteria. This article examines the constitutional implications of making direct monetary payments to non-secular schools. It analyzes this ...