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Carol Weisbrod

Carol Weisbrod is Ellen Ash Peters Professor at the Law School of the University of Connecticut. She is the author of The Boundaries of Utopia, Butterfly, the Bride and Emblems of Pluralism , as well as many articles.

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Law in the United States

The situation of the Jewish community in the United States is shaped fundamentally by the condition of political equality. This legal status is shared with all other citizens and is assumed as an essential baseline. Where there are violations of that status—when an individual otherwise of full legal capacity is treated as a member of a subordinated racial or religious group, and when group membership defines rights and duties—we discuss the problem under the heading “discrimination.”

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