About Joy Milligan
Joy Milligan studies the intersection of law and inequality, with a particular focus on race-based economic inequality. Her scholarship is interdisciplinary, drawing on social science theory and methods. Joy's teaching and research interests include: Employment Discrimination, Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, and Contracts. She also has interests in Civil Rights Law, Torts, Legislation, Law and Social Science, and Professional Responsibility.
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Looking Toward the Future: Different Avenues for Attacking Employment Discrimination BJELL Symposia (2017)
This panel will look at potential avenues for expanding employment discrimination law in the future. Panelists will look back at employment law under the Reagan administration and the development of the private right of action ...
Protecting Disfavored Minorities: Toward Institutional Realism.pdf UCLA L. Rev. (2016)
Constitutional theorists in the United States once believed courts could protect politically disfavored minorities from the excesses of democracy. Eventually, many lost faith in constitutional reform through litigation, as they saw courts fail to effectively ...
Note, Pluralism in America: Why Judicial Diversity Improves Legal Decisions About Political Morality N.Y.U. Law Review (2006)
Why does the race of judges matter? This Note argues that racial diversity in the judiciary improves legal decisions about political morality. Judges play a substantial role in regulating our political morality; at the same ...