Admitted to the bar of Massachusetts. Prior to entering full-time law teaching,
Professor Scherer practiced law in Boston. For three years, he served as Legislative
Chair of the Boston Branch of the NAACP. He had primary responsibility for political
efforts to desegregate the City of Boston public school system, and drafted and lobbied
legislation that made Massachusetts the only state in the country that provided minimum
wage protection for domestic employees. He served on the staff of the Governor of
Massachusetts as Legal Adviser on Civil Rights and served as a Commissioner with the
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. As a teacher and scholar, Professor
Scherer specializes in Constitutional Law, Employment Law, and Employment Discrimination
Law. He is the founder and, since 1990, has been the Director of the Legal Education
Access Program, the Law Center's academic support and mentoring program for students
of color. He is the co-founder and Co-Editor of the Employee Rights and Employment Policy
Journal, a peer-reviewed law journal, with law school professors and deans on its
Editorial Board, that publishes scholarly articles and symposia dealing with Employment
Law and Employment Discrimination Law. He is a former Chair of the Section on Employment
Discrimination Law of the Association of American Law Schools, and is a Fellow of the
College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. He also serves as the Vice President of
Workplace Fairness, a non-profit employee advocacy organization, with principal offices
in Washington, D.C., and a website that provides free employee rights and employment
policy information to site visitors. http://www.workplacefairness.org. 

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Recent Supreme Court Employment Law Developments (with Olati Johnson), 16 Touro L. Rev. 1241 (2000)
 

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Tort Remedies for Victims of Domestic Abuse, 43 S. C. L. Rev. 543 (1992)

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Affirmative Action, 7 Touro L. Rev. 383 (1991)
 

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