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Word and Phrase Origins
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De facto and de jure discrimination?

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September 17, 2014 5:01PM

De jure means 'in law' and de facto means 'in fact.' De jure discrimination means that a law, by the way its read, is discriminatory; de facto means that it looks fine, but it will probably lead to discriminatory practice.