Selmi, Michael

GW Law Faculty Publications

June 19, 2018

SSRN | Scholarly Commons


(With Avery, Diane, et al.) Employment Discrimination Law: Cases and Materials on Equality in the Workplace. 9th ed. St. Paul, MN: West, 2016.
     Eighth edition published in 2010. 

(With Crain, Marion G. and Pauline T. Kim). Worklaw: Cases and Materials. 3rd ed. Newark: LexisNexis, 2015.
     First edition published in 2005.
     Second edition published in 2010.

Age and Equality Law. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013. 

(With Brooks, Roy L., and Gilbert Paul Carrasco.) The Law of Discrimination: Cases and Perspectives. New Providence, NJ: LexisNexis, 2011. 

(With Belton, Robert, Dianne Avery, Robert L. Corrado, and Maria L. Ontiveros.) Supplement to Employment Discrimination Law: Cases and Materials on Equality in the Workplace, 7th Edition. Eagan, MN : Thomson/West, 2008. 

(with Brooks, Roy L. and Gilbert Paul Carrasco). Civil Rights Litigation: Cases and Perspectives. 3rd ed. Durham: Carolina Academic Press, 2005. Supplement issued 2006.
     Second edition published in 2000.

(with Seymour, Richard T. and Sharon R. Vinick). Legislative Materials on the Civil Rights Act of 1991 Enacted Today with the President's Signature. Washington, DC: Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights under Law, 1991. 



Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis:  Class Action Waivers—Employees Predictably Lose, Geo. Wash. L. Rev. On the Docket (June 6, 2018),

Statistical Inequality and Intentional (Not Implicit) Discrimination, 79 Law & Contemp. Probs., no. 3, 2016, at 199.

(With Tsakos, Sylvia.) "Employment Discrimination Class Actions After Wal-Mart v. Dukes," 48 Akron Law Review 803-830 (2015).

"Trending and the Restatement of Employment Law's Provisions on Employee Mobility," 100 Cornell Law Review 1369-1390 (2015).

"The Evolution of Employment Discrimination Law: Changed Doctrine for Changed Social Conditions," 2014 Wisconsin Law Review 937-1000.

(With Weil, Sonia.) "Can All Women Be Pharmacists?: A Critique of Hanna Rosin's The End of Men," 93 Boston University Law Review 851-870 (2013).

"Hostess and the Search for Workplace Dignity," 52 Washburn Law Journal 517-532 (2013).

"The Restatement's Supersized Duty of Loyalty Provisions," 16 Employee Rights & Employment Policy Journal 395-411 (2012).

"Theorizing Systemic Disparate Treatment Law: After Wal-Mart v. Dukes,"" 32 Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law 477-511 (2012).

"Age and Disability Within the Scope of American Discrimination Law," in Disability and Aging Discrimination: Perspectives in Law and Psychology. Edited by Richard L. Wiener and Steven L. Willborn. New York: Springer, 2011.

"The Supreme Court's Surprising and Strategic Response to the Civil Rights Act of 1991," 46 Wake Forest Law Review 281-306 (2011).

"Understanding Discrimination in a 'Post-Racial' World," 2011 Cardozo Law Review 833,

"Understanding Discrimination in a 'Post-Racial' World," (Symposium: Acknowledge Race in a 'Post-Racial' World) 32 Cardozo Law Review 833-855 (2011).

"Unions, Education, and the Future of Low-Wage Workers," 2009 University of Chicago Legal Forum 147-185.

"Interpreting the Americans With Disabilities Act: Why the Supreme Court Rewrote the Statute, and Why Congress Did Not Care," 76 The George Washington Law Review 522-575 (2008).

"The 2007-2008 Term: The Government Changes Its Tune and the Supreme Court Takes a Pragmatic Turn," 12 Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal 161-196 (2008).

"The Many Faces of Darlene Jespersen." 14 Duke Journal of Gender Law and Policy 467 (2007).

"The Supreme Court's 2006-2007 Term Employment Law Cases: A Quiet But Revealing Term." 11 Employee Rights & Employment Policy Journal 219-254 (2007).

"The Work-Family Conflict: An Essay on Employers, Men and Responsibility." 4 University of St. Thomas Law Journal 573-598 (2007).

"Privacy for the Working Class: Public Work and Private Lives." 66 Louisiana Law Review 1035-1056 (2006).

"Race in the City: The Triumph of Diversity and the Loss of Integration." 22 Journal of Law & Politics 49-81 (2006).

(With Cahn, Naomi). "The Class Ceiling." 65 Maryland Law Review 435-464 (2006).

"Was the Disparate Impact Theory a Mistake?" 53 UCLA Law Review 701-782 (2006).

(With Cahn, Naomi). "Women in the Workplace: Which Women, Which Agenda?" Symposium on Women in the Workplace. 13 Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy 7-30 (2006).

"Sex Discrimination in the Nineties, Seventies Style: Case Studies in the Preservation of Male Workplace Norms." 9 Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal 1-50 (2005).

"Is Something Better than Nothing? Critical Reflections on Ten Years of the FMLA." 15 Washington University Journal of Law & Policy 65-91 (2004).

(with Cahn, Naomi). "Caretaking and the Contradiction of Contemporary Policy." 55 Maine Law Review 289-312 (2003).

"Subtle Discrimination: A Matter of Perspective Rather than Intent." (Response to Terry Smith, 34 Columbia Human Rights Law Review 529-574 (2003). 34 Columbia Human Rights Law Review 657-677 (2003).

"The Price of Discrimination: The Nature of Class Action Employment Discrimination Litigation and its Effects." 81 Texas Law Review 1249-1335 (2003).
     Reprinted inEmployment Class and Collective Actions: Proceedings of the New York University 56th Annual Conference on Labor. Frederick, MD : Kluwer Law International, 2009.

(with McUsic, Molly). "Difference and Solidarity: Unions in a Postmodern Age." in Labour Law in an Era of Globalization 429-448, Edited by Joanne Conaghan, Richard Michael Fischl, and Karl Klare. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

"Remedying Societal Discrimination through the Spending Power." 80 North Carolina Law Review 1575-1652 (2002).

"Care, Work, and the Road to Equality: A Commentary on Fineman and Williams." 76 Chicago-Kent Law Review 1557-1568 (2001).

"Why are Employment Discrimination Cases so Hard to Win?" 61 Louisiana Law Review 555-575 (2001).

"Family Leave and the Gender Wage Gap." 78 North Carolina Law Review 707-782 (2000).

(with Adrienne Davis, Ann Shalleck, Joan Williams, Robert Drago, Mary Louise Fellows, Heidi Hartment, and Deborah Maranville). "Panel One: Redesigning Work and the Benefits Related to it." 49 American University Law Review 851-899 (2000).

"Indirect Discrimination: A Perspective from the United States." in Non-Discrimination Law: Comparative Perspectives, edited by Titia Loenen & Peter Rodrigues. London: Kluwer Law International, 1999.

"Response to Professor Wax: Discrimination as Accident; Old Whine, New Bottle." 74 Indiana Law Journal 1233-1249 (1999).

"The Life of Bakke: An Affirmative Action Retrospective." 87 Georgetown Law Journal 981-1022 (1999).

"The Limited Vision of the Family and Medical Leave Act." 44 Villanova Law Review 395-413 (1999).

"Public v. Private Enforcement of Civil Rights; The Case of Housing and Employment." 45 UCLA Law Review 1401-1459 (1998).

(with McUsic, Molly). "Postmodern Unions: Identity Politics in the Workplace." 82 Iowa Law Review 1339-1373 (1997).

"Proving Intentional Discrimination: The Reality of Supreme Court Rhetoric." 86 Georgetown Law Journal 279-350 (1997).

"The Value of the EEOC: Reexamining the Agency's Role in Employment Discrimination Law." 57 Ohio State Law Journal 1-64 (1996).

"Testing for Equality: Merit, Efficiency and the Affirmative Action Debate." 42 UCLA Law Review 1251-1314 (1995).



"The Facts on Affirmative Action." Review of The Shape of the River: Long-Term Consequences of Considering Race in College and University Admission, by William G. Bowen and Derek Bolz. 85 Virginia Law Review 697-739 (1999).



"A Lame Civil Rights Record," Politico Magazine (Sept. 4, 2014),