Tag Archives: Discrimination

Firing Based on Discrimination Illegal in Georgia

Most people seem to know that Georgia is an “at-will” employment state and that an employer can fire you for any reason at all. While this is true, the backdrop to this is that an employer can fire you for … Continue reading

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Senate Votes to Strike Down Key CFPB Bulletin on Lending Discrimination in the Indirect Auto Market

On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate voted almost entirely along party lines to invalidate, under the Congressional Review Act, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) (in)famous 2013 Bulletin on lending discrimination in the indirect auto market via discretionary mark-ups and dealer … Continue reading

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Discrimination Against Women Sellers by Male and Female Buyers

Tamar Kricheli-Katz & Tali Regev, How Many Cents on the Dollar? Women and Men in Product Markets, 2 Science Advances (2016). Eyal Zamir Fundamental legal and policy debates usually revolve not only around the goals that the law should pursue, … Continue reading

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Move Over Dred Scott: NY Appeals Court Upholds Age Discrimination by Feds

Unfortunately, many federal court decisions live in infamy. Now the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York City has added a new one to the list. A three-judge panel ruled last week that a discriminatory … Continue reading

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A U.S. Appeals Court’s Absurd Justification of Age Discrimination

Just in case there is any doubt, a  federal appeals court in New York City ruled last week that age discrimination is entitled to far less protection under the U.S. Constitution than other types of discrimination. A three-judge panel on … Continue reading

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