Saturday, July 09, 2005

Quote of the day - Justice Janice Rogers Brown

I would deny [the senior citizen] plaintiff relief because she has failed to establish the public policy against age discrimination “inures to the benefit of the public” or is “fundamental and substantial”...Discrimination based on age...does not mark its victim with a “stigma of inferiority and second class citizenship”....; it is the unavoidable consequence of that universal leveler: time

Dissenting opinion of Janice Rogers Brown in Stevenson v. Superior Court, 941 P.2d 1157,1177, 1187 (Cal. 1997)

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