Today, Craig is going to talk about employment discrimination, and we’re going to focus primarily on women in the workforce. Discrimination against women tends to be handled somewhat differently in the courts as they are not a minority. Even so, the courts need a method for challenging issues to help further important government interests – this is called intermediate scrutiny. (If you’ll remember, strict scrutiny is the most rigorous form of judicial review and rational basis review is the least rigorous.) So we’ll talk about things like disparate impact and sexual harassment in the workplace and how these cases are handled in the courts.
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