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August 12, 2004

Griggs reconsidered

The 1971 high court decision that spawned the gigantic "disparate impact" branch of employment discrimination litigation tends to be accepted as unquestioningly if it had been handed down on stone tablets, but George Lenard revisits the original facts and arguments in Griggs v. Duke Power and finds the Court's logic somewhat less than inescapable.

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Employment Law



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