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New Book by ABF Scholars Reveals Barriers to Justice in Employment Civil Rights Litigation

"Rights on Trial: How Workplace Discrimination Law Perpetuates Inequality," a new book by ABF-affiliated scholar Ellen Berrey and ABF Research Professors Robert L. Nelson and Laura Beth Nielsen, illustrates how employment civil rights litigation entrenches patterns of discrimination in and out of the workplace.    

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ABF Researcher Provides Testimony for Congressional Hearing on Human Rights Abuses in China Jun 26, 2017

Professor Halliday at the Human Rights in China Salon at the American Bar Foundation in April 2016. WHAT: Congressional Hearing on Human Rights Abuses in China: "Gagging the Lawyers:… more

ABF and Tax Analysts Launch New Panel Series Dedicated to Exploring U.S. Tax Reform Jun 19, 2017

From left to right: Ajay K. Mehrotra, Dan Shaviro, Peter Merrill, Ray Beeman, and Lee Sheppard. Photo courtesy of Tax Analysts This spring, the American Bar Foundation and Tax Analysts have… more

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