Rhode's Ethics Story

Rhode's Ethics Story : What's Sex Got to Do with It? the Challenge of Diversity in the Legal Profession (Stories Series)

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This ethics essay is the only published case history of a discrimination suit against a law firm. Ezold v. Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen, was the first sex discrimination case to go to trial against any professional partnership. The article provides a rich study of the case behind the case.Drawing from litigation filings, contemporary news accounts, and interviews with all the major participants and their lawyers, the account offers a rare portrait of the complex procedural, substantive, and personal considerations that shape legal actions. Because the case so clearly illustrates that there were no clear villains or victims - the plaintiff won in the trial court, and lost in the court of appeals, it is an ideal supplement to a class on trial advocacy, civil procedure, employment discrimination, labor law or women and the law.
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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 160 x 251.5 x 12.7mm | 68.04g
  • Foundation Press
  • Minnesota, United States
  • English
  • 1587789396
  • 9781587789397