Employment Discrimination: Law & Practice, Fourth Edition<\b> provides lucid discussion of difficult and complex legal problems. This timely resource explains laws, rulings, and requirements and delivers thorough legal analysis plus tried and tested practice materials. Moreover, it shows you actual discrimination litigation solutions to difficult and ambiguous problems. You will find comprehensive coverage of topics such as:
Disability Law Developments
How discrimination is defined
What is the duty of "reasonable accommodation" in disability discrimination
How to successfully talk to, understand, and cross-examine a statistical proof of discrimination expert witness
With this all inclusive, practical two-volume set you will learn:
How to prove and defend against sexual harassment claims
How to recognize the distinguishing theories and methods of proof
Who counts as disabled for purposes of the ADA
And much more!
Highlights of the Fourth Edition include:
A comprehensive analysis of the changes to the law made by the 2008 Amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADAAA), which radically changed elements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. A new, simplified, and yet sophisticated treatment of proof of individual disparate treatment as well as an, analysis of "comparator" proof, which has emerged in the circuits as one of the main themes of discrimination law.
Coverage of the Supreme Court's revived interest in retaliation over the last few terms in a number of cases, and an analysis of the effects of the new jurisprudence on reprisal for exercising statutory rights.
Discussion of the possible impact of Bell Atlantic v. Twombly on pleading under the antidiscrimination statutes. Integration and discussion of the way that the controversial Ledbetter case applies to antidiscrimination limitations periods.
Comprehensive discussion of disparate impact under the ADEA in the City of Jackson case, less than two years later the Supreme Court's revisited the theory, which made major changes in Meacham v. Knolls Atomic Power Lab. [via]