Joseph Seiner

University of South Carolina School of Law

Professor of Law & Oliver Ellsworth Professor of Federal Practice

1525 Senate St., Rm. 339

Columbia, SC 29208

United States

http://sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/law/faculty_and_staff/directory/seiner_joseph.php

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

23

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Navigating the Uber Economy

49 U.C. Davis Law Review 1511 (2016)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2016
Benjamin Means and Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law and University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 1,073 (38,281)
Citation 2

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Uber, Lyft, employment law, corporate law, employee, independent contractor, on-demand economy, worker classification

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The Trouble with Twombly: A Proposed Pleading Standard for Employment Discrimination Cases

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2009, No. 4, 2009
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2009
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 451 (118,368)
Citation 1

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Employment Discrimination, Twombly

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Plausibility Beyond the Complaint

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 53, p. 987, 2012
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2012
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 324 (171,578)

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Twombly, Iqbal, Affirmative Defense

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Pleading Disability

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 51, 2010
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2010
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 319 (174,444)

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labor and employment law, labor law, employment law

5.

After Iqbal

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 45, 2010
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 24 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2010
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 311 (179,123)

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Iqbal, labor and employment, civil procedure

6.

A Modern Union for the Modern Economy

86 Fordham Law Review 1727 (2018), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2018
Jeffrey M. Hirsch and Joseph Seiner
University of North Carolina School of Law and University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 304 (183,440)
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union, labor, gig, Uber, NLRA alt-labor, contingent workers

7.

Does Ricci Herald a New Disparate Impact?

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 90, p. 2181, 2010
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2011
Joseph Seiner and Benjamin Gutman
University of South Carolina School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 303 (184,140)

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Disparate Impact, Ricci, Discrimination, Legal Literature

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The Failure of Punitive Damages in Employment Discrimination Cases: A Call for Change

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 50, 2008
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 29 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2011
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 237 (235,941)

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employment discrimination, punitive damages

9.

Weathering Wal-Mart

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 89, 2014, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2014
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 225 (247,939)

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Wal-Mart, Dukes, labor, employment, class action, Rule 23

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The Discrimination Presumption

Notre Dame Law Review, 2019 (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2018
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 197 (280,372)

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plausibility, Twombly, pleading, Title VII, employment discrimination, social science research

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Tailoring Class Actions to the On-Demand Economy

77 Ohio State L.J. 21 (2017)
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2018
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 179 (305,466)

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Uber, class actions, systemic litigation, Wal-Mart, employee, independent contractor, on-demand economy, worker classification

12.

Punitive Damages, Due Process, and Employment Discrimination

57 Iowa Law Review 473 (2012)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2015
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 136 (383,705)

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Labor and employment, punitive damages, due process, employment discrimination, Exxon, Philip Morris

13.

The Issue Class

56 B.C. L. Rev. 121 (2015)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2015
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 126 (407,343)

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Employment Discrimination, class action, issue class certification, Wal-Mart, Dukes

14.

Plausibility & Disparate Impact

64 Hastings L.J. 287 (2013)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2013
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 119 (424,949)

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Twombly, Iqbal, disparate impact, discrimination

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Disentangling Disparate Impact and Disparate Treatment: Adapting the Canadian Approach

Yale Law & Policy Review, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Dec 2008
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 94 (502,077)
Citation 2

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employment discrimination, discrimination, disparate impact, disparate treatment

16.

Commonality and the Constitution: Applying Wal-Mart to State Court Cases

91 Indiana L.J. (2016), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2016
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 79 (558,636)

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Wal-Mart, employment discrimination, state law, federal rule of civil procedure 23, class action, Exxon, Philip Morris

17.

Harassment, Technology, and the Modern Worker

23 Emp. Rts. & Emp. Pol'y J. 85 (2019)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Mar 2021
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 37 (792,414)

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Harassment, Gender Discrimination, Sex Discrimination, Technology, Hostile Work Environment, Title VII, Virtual Employment

18.

Plausible Harassment

54 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 1295 (2021)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Mar 2021
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 31 (839,854)

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harassment, sexual harassment, plausibility, Iqbal, Twombly, employment discrimination, #metoo

19.

Time, Equity, and Sexual Harassment

12 U.C. Irvine L. Rev.573 (2022)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Mar 2022
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 24 (901,131)

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sexual harassment, #MeToo, hostile work environment, timeliness, psychological harm, employer threats, workplace deception, public health

20.

Understanding the Unrest of France's Younger Workers: The Price of American Ambivalence

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 38, No. 4, 2006
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 24 (901,131)

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labor law, employment rights, employment law, age discrimination

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Platform Pleading: Analyzing Employment Disputes in the Technology Sector

94 Wash. L. Rev. 1947 (2019)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Mar 2021
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 19 (949,270)

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pleading, technology, employment, plausibility, Iqbal, Twombly, employment discrimination

22.

Workplace Power

65 B.C. L. Rev. 55 (2024)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 08 Mar 2024
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 4 (1,087,874)

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Title VII, Employment Law, Employment Discrimination, Companies, Workers

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Sensible Just Cause

103 B.U. L. Rev. 1295 (2023)
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Mar 2024
Joseph Seiner
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 3 (1,094,954)

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Title VII, Employment Law, Employment Discrimination, Companies, Workers