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The American Psychological Association
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Resource: the American Psychological Association (APA) Code of Ethics 


Select a legal case from the list in Table 2-1 in Ch. 2 of Psychological Testing and Assessment or another case related to psychological assessment.

Case chosen: Civil Rights Act of 1964, also known as Equal Opportunity Employment Act: It is an unlawful employment practice to adjust the scores of, use different cut off scores of, or otherwise alter the results employment related test on the basis of race, religion, sex, or national origin. 


Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper discussing:


·         The background of your selected case and the legal implications of the decision

·         An analysis of the biases related to the assessments in the case

·         The ethical implications for diverse populations in relationship to the case

·         The role of norming in creating bias


Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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