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Date Created: 10/03/16
Week #6 Notes Day #10 9-27-16 Civil Rights Continued Title IX: purpose—to improve gender equity in the education system far reaching: athletics, acceptance. Women: • wage gap single parent • • glass ceiling (upper levels) • paid medical leave • violence, assault TQ: How have civil rights evolved overtime? Recent expansion— • Americans with disabilities • Age discrimination • LBGTQ: new frontier -supreme court SSM -restrooms Current issues— • criminal justice • education • poverty TQ: What type of distinctions can be made? Rational v. Strict Scrutiny • race=strict gender=intermediate has replaced rational standard • • it is more difﬁcult to make distinctions based on race than gender Afﬁrmative Action—opportunity v. outcome; difference levels on AA exist; most Americans value diversity but questions is where to draw line. • outreach—almost universal acceptability • tie breaker • as a factor, can be one of many factors, non-dominant • critical mass (University of Michigan) • quota—unconstitutional (Bakke v. Co) Congress: Bicameral House Based on Virginia Plan 1842 single member districts 1872 districts had roughly same population not enforced on states 1960 court rules that they need to be about the same size Redistricting is usually done by state legislature but does vary by state Blatant partisan gerrymandering isn’t allowed but court has not.
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