Choosing Words and Creating Worlds: The Supreme Court’s Rhetoric and Its Constitutive Effects on Employment Discrimination Law
Mary Ellen Maatman
Widener University - School of Law
University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 1, 1998
This article at 60 University of Pittsburgh Law Review 1 (1998) explores the ways that the language, style, and words of the Supreme Court's decisions in the field of employment discrimination reflect the justices' understanding of what discrimination is, and shape the law to fit that understanding.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 88
Keywords: employment discrimination, Supreme Court, style, rhetorical analysis
JEL Classification: K31Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: June 22, 2012
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