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So, as I understand the decision, it's a little more subtle than that. By default, states have sovereign immunity and can't be sued without their consent. Congress can remove ("abrogate") this immunity by law in some circumstances. They tried to do so for copyright infringement cases with the Copyright Remedy Clarification Act of 1990. However, in the ...


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Read the last quote that you just posted. "in the absence of" means "without". The phrases are trying to say that there are two ways to discriminate. willfully, knowingly aiming to exclude minorities, and blaming it on the computer. Suppose somebody programs Siri to listen for that particular accent/affectation common in the black or hispanic ...


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Content-based restrictions on speech cannot be imposed by the government, because of the 1st Amendment. This includes speech deemed to be "hate" or "discriminatory". Examples: Doe v. University of Michigan, 721 F. Supp. 852. The university prohibited Any behavior, verbal or physical, that stigmatizes or victimizes an individual on the basis of race, ...


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