TITLE

ALEXANDER V. SANDOVAL: WHY A SUPREME COURT CASE ABOUT DRIVER'S LICENSES MATTERS TO ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ADVOCATES

AUTHOR(S)
Core, Lisa S.
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review;Spring2002, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p191
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates whether environmental justice litigants may use an alternative enforcement mechanism to sue for violations of Title VI of the Civil Rights of 1964, in relation to the Alexander versus Sandoval case in the U.S. Information on the legal strategies of litigants; Details on the evidences that can be used to determine discriminatory intent; Methods of enforcing violations of Title VI.
ACCESSION #
8550638

 

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