Discrimination Law in an Overlawyered America
Walter Olson joins Aaron and Trevor to discuss the evolution of discrimination law in the American legal system.
Walter Olson joins Aaron and Trevor for a discussion on the evolution of discrimination law in the American legal system. They talk about common carrier obligations, preferential treatment and employee discrimination suits, the disparate impact of anti-discrimination laws—especially in hiring decisions—and the role of law schools and academia in perpetuating this cycle.
What happens when laws create more injustice than they fix? Is America “overlawyered”?