German Administrative Court Decides: Skin Color Valid Factor for Spot ID Checks

April 2, 2012

According to the administrative court of Koblenz, Germany, federal police may use skin color and appearance in general as a deciding factor in whom to spot check on rail lines that are frequently used by illegal immigrants. In the case at hand, a police officer had asked a black German man to show ID. The…

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Race-Based Hiring

November 23, 2009

Managers’ race has had a “significant” effect on the race of employees, according to a study of personnel data from a U.S. retailer over 30 months. The “Manager Race and the Race of New Hires,” report was authored by Laura Giuliano, David Levine and Jonathan Leonard, and printed in the October 2009 issue of the…

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