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Supreme Court to Weigh Sociology Issue in Wal-Mart Discrimination Case

Date: March 27, 2011
Author: Adam Liptak
QUOTE: Plaintiffs in the class-action suit... claim that Wal-Mart owes billions of dollars to as many as 1.5 million women who they say were unfairly treated on pay and promotions...” A 2009 article in The Fordham Law Review defending Professor Bielby said the debate was “about the existence of unconscious or implicit bias, the continued seriousness of discrimination as a force in the modern workplace and the appropriate reach of legal remedies to challenge discrimination.”

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