In actions brought under a variety of federal statutes barring racial discrimination, the federal judiciary has increasingly relied upon statistical evidence in determining the existence of unlawful discrimination. This article will seek to identify the nature and extent of such reliance on statistical evidence, discuss the reasons for the increasing use of statistical evidence, analyze the significance of the increase, and explore the potential for using statistical evidence in actions by the Ohio Civil Rights Commission.
Using Statistical Evidence to Enforce the Laws against Discrimination,
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