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Volume 2014 - Number 22

June 5, 2014

SCOTUS Offered Another Chance to Weigh in on Disparate Impact Claims and the Fair Housing Act

When it comes to the legal theory of disparate impact and the Supreme Court of the United States, perhaps the third time around will be the charm. Recently, the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs requested the nationís highest court to agree once again to take on the issue of disparate impact under the Fair Housing Act. The questions presented to the high court in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, et al., Petitioners v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. are...

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