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Discrimination Legislation

You are one of the employees who just received the diversity training manual from the human resources (HR) department. Being a member of a minority, you are very interested in the section on Affirmative Action.

You decide to study the Ricci v. DeStefano case a little further. To read the case, go to http://topics.law.cornell.edu/supct/cert/07-1428
Using objective reasoning rather than subjective judgments, discuss your opinions on the following:

* The original intent of reverse discrimination and Affirmative Action
* Whether you think its intent was fair
* What your current opinion of it is

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You are one of the employees who just received the diversity training manual from the human resources (HR) department. Being a member of a minority, you are very interested in the section on Affirmative Action.

You decide to study the Ricci v. DeStefano case a little further. To read the case, go to http://topics.law.cornell.edu/supct/cert/07-1428
Using objective reasoning rather than subjective judgments, discuss your opinions on the following:

* The original intent of reverse discrimination and Affirmative Action
The original intent of reverse discrimination was to redress social inequalities. For example, if the percentage of blacks in government jobs is very low reverse discrimination would redress this situation to an extent. The logic behind reverse discrimination and affirmative action was that minority groups have been denied access to the same privileges of the majority groups. For example, for years the voting rights were given only to whites and so they made laws that were against the minorities. The original intent ...

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