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Art. 2(1)c Take Effective Measures to Eliminate

United States Report on Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination,
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(c)   Article 2(1)(c) requires States Parties to "take effective measures to review governmental, national and local policies . . . which have the effect of creating or perpetuating racial discrimination." Article 2(1)(c) also requires States Parties to "amend, rescind or nullify any laws and regulations" that have such effects.

The United States satisfies the policy review obligation of Article 2(1)(c) through this nation's legislative and administrative process, as well as through court challenges brought by governmental and private litigants. U.S. law is under continuous legislative and administrative revision and judicial review.


 

 
  
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Art. 2(1)a Prohibition of Discrimination ] Art 2(1)b No Support or Defense of Discrimination ] [ Art. 2(1)c Take Effective Measures to Eliminate ] Art 2(1)d Prohibit and Bring to an End Discrimination ] Art 2(1)e Encourage Integrationist Multi-racial Organizations ] Art 2(2) Special Measures ] Art 2(1) Prohibit and Eliminate Discrimination ]
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Thanks to Derrick Bell and his pioneer work: 
Race, Racism and American Law
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