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AIDS in the Workplace: Legal Questions and Practical Answers

By: Banta, William F.

Price: $14.72

Publisher: New Britian, Connecticut, U. S. A., Lexington Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001568

ISBN: 0669280569

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


Drawing on comprehensive information available on the complex legal and ethical issues related to AIDS, attorney William F. Banta explains employers', employees', and applicants' rights and responsibilities as defined by the American with Disabilities Act, OSHA, COBRA, the National Labor Relations Act, state and local laws, arbitration awards, and the Centers for Disease Control. He clarifies the complex issues of hiring, firing, insuring, and testing applicants and empl... View more info

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Nigger: the Strange Case of a Troublesome Word

By: Kennedy, Randall

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, NY, Pantheon: 2002

Seller ID: 003735

ISBN: 0375421726

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Randall Kennedy, a distinguished Harvard Law School professor, "put[s] a tracer on nigger, " to identify how it has been used and by whom, while analyzing the controversies to which it has given rise. With candor and insight he explores such questions as: How should nigger be defined? Is it, as some have declared, necessarily more hurtful than other racial epithets? Do blacks have a right to use nigger even as others do not? Should the law view nigger baiting as ... View more info

Courting Justice: Gay Men and Lesbians V. the Supreme Court

By: Murdoch, Joyce; Price, Deb

Price: $7.82

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Basic Books: 2001

Seller ID: 001590

ISBN: 0465015131

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


This is the first in-depth look at the evolution of the U. S. Supreme Court's decisions on gay and lesbian rights - the new frontier in America's struggle for civil rights for all its citizens, and one that will not quickly be resolved. Since 1957, a wide array of gay men, lesbians and bisexuals have forced the court to consider whether the Constitution's promise of equal protection applies to gay Americans. Here the two authors take us inside the justices' private confe... View more info

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One Man's Castle: Clarence Darrow in Defense of the American Dream

By: Vine, Phyllis

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Amistad Press: 2005

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 003133

ISBN: 0060938277

Condition: New


In this buried chapter of American history, a nearly forgotten case of famed attorney Clarence Darrow comes hauntingly to the surface. In 1925 the NAACP approached Darrow to defend Ossian Sweet - a highly respected African-American doctor who, after integrating an all-white neighborhood in Detroit, found himself the victim of a community attack. When Sweet and his family fought back, they were caught in a melee in which a white man was fatally shot. The trial that ensued... View more info