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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

1998

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 1, 1998

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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: K31

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Maatman, Mary Ellen, Choosing Words and Creating Worlds: The Supreme Court’s Rhetoric and Its Constitutive Effects on Employment Discrimination Law (1998). University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 1, 1998. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2088968

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