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Title: COURT CASE COMPENDIUM, 1975-76 - LEGAL STANDARDS FOR PERSONNEL PRACTICES
Author(s): D A S HORSTMAN
Corporate Author: US Civil Service Cmssn
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 104
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Civil Service Cmssn
Washington, DC 20415
Publication Number: PROFESSIONAL SERIES 77-5
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: PROMINENT OR PRECEDENT-SETTING COURT CASES IN THE FIELDS OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT, PERSONNEL TESTING, AND COLLEGE ADMISSIONS ARE SUMMARIZED. THE DECISIONS WERE MADE IN U.S. AND STATE COURTS, 1975-1976.
Abstract: THE 82 CASES DEAL WITH DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT OR PROMOTION, ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS, AND VIOLATIONS OF CIVIL RIGHTS. EACH SUMMARY CARRIES INDEX TERMS ('AGE DISCRIMINATION,' 'SEX DISCRIMINATION,' 'WRITTEN EXAMINATIONS,' ETC.) AND A TOPICAL INDEX IS APPENDED. MOST OF THE DECISIONS WERE HANDED DOWN BY EITHER THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT OR A U.S. DISTRICT COURT OF APPEALS. HOWEVER, A FEW STATE COURT DECISIONS ARE INCLUDED. APPENDIXES PROVIDE AN OVERVIEW OF THE U.S. COURT SYSTEM, A MAP OF THE FEDERAL JUDICIAL CIRCUITS, AND A BRIEF LEGAL GLOSSARY. (GLR)
Index Term(s): Age discrimination; Appellate courts; Discrimination; Higher education; Judicial decisions; Minority employment; Personnel administration; Personnel evaluation; Personnel selection; Sex discrimination; State courts; Testing and measurement; US Supreme Court
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