Discrimination Law in an Overlawyered America

Walter Olson joins Aaron and Trevor to discuss the evolution of discrimination law in the American legal system.

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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”?