Michael J. Yelnosky
Professor Michael Yelnosky’s extensive background in Employment Law serves as an invaluable resource for both students and scholars alike. Active in the legal community, Professor Yelnosky recently served as a neutral arbitrator in the case RIBCO v. State of Rhode Island. As President of the Rhode Island chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association, Professor Yelnosky moderated a program on the Roberts’s Court’s treatment of labor and employment law issues. He also made a presentation to federal trial and appellate court judges as a part of a workshop on Labor and Employment law sponsored by the Institute for Judicial Administration and the Center for Labor and Employment Law at NYU.
Professor Yelnosky is a popular teacher of Civil Procedure, Employment Law and Employment Discrimination Law at RWU. Additionally, Professor Yelnosky serves as a Research Fellow for NYU’s Center for Labor and Employment Law. He served as a law clerk for the Honorable Edmund V. Ludwig in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and worked for the law firms Mellon, Webster & Mellon and Morgan, Lewis, & Bockius. Professor Yelnosky has taught at Villanova, Seton Hall and Chicago-Kent schools of law. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.
NYU Selected Essays on Labor and Employment Law. Vol. 3. Behavioral Analysis of Workplace Discrimination (Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2007) (with Mitu Gulati, eds.)
Fully Federalizing the Federal Arbitration Act, 90 Oregon Law Review __ (forthcoming 2012)
What Do Unions Do About Appearance Codes?, 14 Duke Journal of Gender Law and Policy 521 (2007)
The Prevention Justification for Affirmative Action, 64 Ohio State Law Journal 1385 (2003)
Title VII, Mediation, and Collective Action, 1999 University of Illinois Law Review 583
What Does "Testing" Tell Us About the Incidence of Discrimination in Housing Markets?, 29 Seton Hall Law Review 1488 (1999)
Whither Weber?, 4 Roger Williams University Law Review 205 (1998)
If You Write It, (S)He Will Come: Judicial Opinions, Metaphors, Baseball, and "The Sex Stuff", 28 Connecticut Law Review 815 (1996)
Salvaging the Opportunity: A Response to Professor Clark, 28 University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform 151 (1994)
Filling An Enforcement Void: Using Testers to Uncover Discrimination In Hiring for Lower-Skilled, Entry-Level Jobs, 26 University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform 403 (1993)