Stewart J. Schwab

Learn More
Uniquely in the industrialized world, the United States has long had the presumption that employers may legally fire workers “at will,” that is, “for good cause, bad cause, or no cause at all.” During the 1970’s and 1980’s, this presumption eroded rapidly: most U.S. state courts created three classes of common-law restrictions that limited employers’(More)
This article uses data from the Administrative Office of the United States Courts to convey the realities of federal employment discrimination litigation. Litigants in these “jobs” cases appeal more often than other litigants, with the defendants doing far better on appeal than the plaintiffs. These troublesome facts might help explain why today many fewer(More)
Certain low molecular weight crystallins may be involved preferentially in the process of human cataractogenesis. Three distinct populations of monomeric crystallins with molecular weights ranging from 19,000 to 24,000 have been demonstrated previously by electrophoresis in the presence of sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS). The authors now report the(More)
Most cases settle, in employment discrimination litigation as elsewhere. Unfortunately, empirical knowledge of settlements remains limited. Data scarcity fuels untested perceptions and, all too frequently, misperceptions about how employment disputes are resolved. This Essay exploits a unique data set of successful settlements in the U.S. District Court for(More)
  • 1