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Georgetown Law’s Sheryll Cashin Says Racial Inequality Won’t End Until We Dismantle American Residential Caste
In her latest book, Cashin, the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law for Civil Rights and Social Justice, describes the deliberate creation and pernicious persistence of what she calls American residential caste. Watch her explain in a new video, and read an excerpt of White Space, Black Hood: Opportunity Hoarding and Segregation in the Age of Inequality.
Georgetown Law Clinic Targets Legal Doctrine that Allows Modern-Day Workplace Discrimination on Basis of Race, Gender
A Georgetown Law professor and students are taking aim at an entrenched legal doctrine — known as the “adverse employment action” doctrine — that courts are using to allow employers to continue to discriminate against workers on the basis of race, sex and other legally protected traits.