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22 Mar 2016, 5:37 am
Fort Worth Bank & Trust, 487 U.S. 977, 995 (1988) (“[S]tatistical disparities must be sufficiently substantial that they raise such an inference of causation. [read post]
21 Jun 2011, 9:11 am by Walter Olson
Fort Worth Bank and Trust, a 1988 decision which seemed to permit a disparate impact case any time an employer’s promotion practices were subjective (which was every employer) and there was a disparate impact (almost every employer). [read post]
20 Jun 2011, 7:33 am by Michael Fox
Fort Worth Bank and Trust, a 1988 decision which seemed to permit a disparate impact case any time an employer's promotion practices were subjective (which was every employer) and there was a disparate impact (almost every employer).For the short term, I think the focus will shift back to individual law suits and plaintiffs, or more aptly, the plaintiffs' bar, will regroup and decide what avenues there are left to pursue cases within a class framework. [read post]
6 Jan 2015, 11:52 am by Joshua Thompson and Ralph Kasarda
In Watson v.Fort Worth Bank & Trust, the Supreme Court recognized that overreliance on statistics puts undue pressure on employers to take prophylactic measures to ensure racial balance. [read post]