David B. Oppenheimer

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Clinical Professor of Law

215 Boalt Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720-7200

United States

University of California, Berkeley - Berkeley Center on Comparative Equality & Anti-Discrimination Law

Boalt Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720-7200

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Kennedy, King, Shuttlesworth and Walker: The Events Leading to the Introduction of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

University of San Francisco Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 645, 1995
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Nov 2009
David B. Oppenheimer
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 1,065 (22,479)

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civil rights, discrimination, legal history

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Why France Needs to Collect Data on Racial Identity - In a French Way

Hastings International and Comparative Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 2, 2008, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1236362
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2008
David B. Oppenheimer
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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racism, equality, discrimination, racial identity, comparative law, France, anti-discrimination law

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What Is 'Systemic Racism?' How Is It Different from Racist Acts Caused by Bigotry, Prejudice or Bias?

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2020
David B. Oppenheimer
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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systemic racis, racism, discrimination, bias, Black Americans, African-Americans

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Playing the Trump Card: The Enduring Legacy of Racism in Immigration Law

Berkeley La Raza Law Journal, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2016, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2770841
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 May 2016
David B. Oppenheimer, Swati Prakash and Rachel Burns
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Covington & Burling LLP and Latham & Watkins
Downloads 342 (98,236)
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Immigration, Trump, Racism, Mexican Americans, Black Americans

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The Disappearance of Voluntary Affirmative Action from the U.S. Workplace

Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, 2016, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2737679
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2016
David B. Oppenheimer
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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affirmative action, racial discrimination, employment discrimination, diversity, diversity management, 1964 Civil Rights Act, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., voluntary affirmative action

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Verdicts Matter: An Empirical Study of California Employment Discrimination and Wrongful Discharge Verdicts Reveals Low Success Rates for Women and Minorities

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 37, No. 2, 2003
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 06 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2010
David B. Oppenheimer
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Employment, Employment Discrimination, Civil Litigation

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Religiosity and Same-Sex Marriage in the United States and Europe

Berkeley Journal of International Law (BJIL), Fall 2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2013
David B. Oppenheimer, Alvaro Oliveira and Aaron Blumenthal
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, European University Institute and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Same-Sex Marriage, Comparative Law, Religiosity

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Measuring Merit: The Shultz-Zedeck Research on Law School Admissions

Journal of Legal Education, Forthcoming , UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2221667
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
UC Berkeley School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Sources of United States Equality Law: The View from 10,000 Meters

European Anti-Discrimination Law Review, Vol. 10, No. 19, July 2010
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 Sep 2010
David B. Oppenheimer
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Employment Discrimination, Anti-Discrimination, Comparative Law

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Dr. King's Dream of Affirmative Action

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper, Harvard Latino Law Review
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2020
David B. Oppenheimer
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 113 (271,215)
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Affirmative Action, Martin Luther King, Jr., Higher Education, Discrimination, Civil Rights History, Civil Rights

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Color-Blindness, Racism-Blindness, and Racism-Awareness: Revisiting Judge Henderson's Proposition 209 Decision

Berkeley Journal of African-American Law & Policy, Vol. 13, 2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 Jul 2011
David B. Oppenheimer
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Prop 209, color blindness, Proposal 2, affirmative action, Thelton Henderson, racism, racism blindness, racism awareness

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California's Anti-Discrimination Legislation, Proposition 14, and the Constitutional Protection of Minority Rights: The Fiftieth Anniversary of the California Fair Employment and Housing Act

Golden Gate University Law Review, Vol. 40, pp. 117-127, 2010
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 May 2010
David B. Oppenheimer
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Housing Discrimination, Discrimination, Civil Rights, Minority Rights, Equal Protection

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Twenty Years After Faragher and Ellerth, Is It Time to Re-visit Strict Vicarious Liability for On-The-Job-Sexual Harassment?

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper, Berkeley Comparative Equality & Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group 2018 Conference at Melbourne Law School at the University of Melbourne
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 25 Sep 2018
David B. Oppenheimer
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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sexual harassment, vicarious liability, employer liability, respondeat superior, agency

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Using a Simulated Case File to Teach Civil Procedure: The Ninety-Percent Solution

65:4 Journal of Legal Education 817 (2016)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Aug 2016
David B. Oppenheimer
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Civil Procedure, Simulation, Experiential Education, Active Learning, Context, Housing Discrimination, Learning by Doing

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Berkeley Law's Student-Initiated Legal Services Projects

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 62, No. 4, p. 621-630 (May 2013)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 May 2013
David B. Oppenheimer, Sue Schechter, Shalini Swaroop and Trish Keady
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law, Independent and University of California, Berkeley
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Clinical Education, Legal Education, Pro Bono, Clinics, Service Learning

16.

Negligent Discrimination

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 141, pp. 899-972 (1992), UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2737701
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
David B. Oppenheimer
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Employment discrimination, Title VII, 1964 Civil Rights Act, Negligence, Intent

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The Legality of Promoting Inclusiveness: May the University of California Use Race or Ethnicity as Factors in Applicant Outreach?

UCLA Chicana/o Latina/o Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1239242
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2008
David B. Oppenheimer
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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law, education law, discrimination, equality, affirmative action, Proposition 209

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Be Careful What You Wish For: Ronald Reagan, Donald Trump, The Assault on Civil Rights, and The Surprising Story of How Title VII Got Its Private Right of Action

Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2018
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 May 2019
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Employment discrimination, 1964 Civil Rights Act, Administrative Enforcement, Private Right of Action, Ronald Reagan, Donald Trump, Lyndon Johnson, Everett Dirksen

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Archibald Cox and the Diversity Justification for Affirmative Action

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2913310, Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2018
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2020
David B. Oppenheimer
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Diversity, Affirmative Action, Archibald Cox, Harvard, Bakke, DeFunis, Charles Eliot, Jewish Quota, Justice Lewis Powell, Higher Education Admissions