disparate treatment

noun

: treatment of an individual (as an employee or prospective juror) that is less favorable than treatment of others for discriminatory reasons (as race, religion, national origin, sex, or disability) compare bona fide occupational qualification, disparate impact

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“Disparate treatment.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/disparate%20treatment. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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