9 Pages Posted: 2 Sep 2012
Date Written: May 4, 2012
In this short piece I consider three possible justifications for the disparate impact cause of action under Title VII. I find all to be inadequate. I conclude that the disparate impact cause of action is unjustifiable.
Keywords: discrimination, disparate impact, business necessity, efficiency
JEL Classification: K10, K39
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Alexander, Larry, Disparate Impact: Fairness or Efficiency? (May 4, 2012). San Diego Law Review, Forthcoming; San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 12-092. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2139753