Skip to comments.'Disparate impact' doctrine often hurts those it's intended to help
Posted on 02/13/2014 7:46:28 AM PST by grundle
Its not hard to imagine the likely results: quotas on student discipline and a double standard if, as appears likely, black students misbehave at higher rates than nonblacks.
And it's important, as U.S. civil rights Commission member Gail Heriot wrote, to consider the other side of the coin -- that African-American students may be disproportionately victimized by disorderly classrooms.
Not much learning takes place in classrooms disrupted by misbehaving students. This policy could end up hurting black students who do not misbehave.
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Somewhere along the lines, “opportunity” was supplanted by “expected results” by the Democrats. It is forever branded into their feeble, biased little brains.
Silly. It’s supposed to help politicians stay in office. And it is.
I notice that a number of professional sports (football, basketball) have outsize numbers of blacks totally inconsistent with their numbers in the general population. This is obviously a case of “disparate impact” adversely affecting non-blacks like me. Since I played both those sports quite a bit when I was younger but never made it to the professional ranks (and a lot of money), I was adversely impacted. I demand someone pay me eleventy-billion dollars for my adverse impactation.
How about we apply disparate impact analysis to the IRS enforcement of regulations on political organizations? Last I heard, it was enforced 100 percent on conservative groups.
A moral hazard. Black kids that get away with disruption will think they can get away with worse. Look for a swelling prison population.