Chapter 261: Prohibiting Discrimination Based on Genetic Information

11 Pages Posted: 30 Jun 2013  

Allison L. Cross

University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law

Date Written: 2012

Abstract

This short, objective piece examines and analyzes a 2011 amendment to the California Unruh Civil Rights Act and the Fair Employment and Housing Act, expanding those Acts to include "genetic information" to a longer list of prohibited bases of discrimination, including sex, race, and national origin.

Keywords: Law, California Legislation, California Unruh Civil Rights Act, California Fair Employment and Housing Act, genetic information, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, GINA, civil rights, discrimination, prohibited bases of discrimination

JEL Classification: K31, K32

Suggested Citation

Cross, Allison L., Chapter 261: Prohibiting Discrimination Based on Genetic Information (2012). McGeorge Law Review, Vol. 43, Issue 3, p. 700, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2287309

Allison L. Cross (Contact Author)

University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law ( email )

3200 Fifth Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817
United States

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