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Important victory in housing discrimination case

The Supreme Court has ruled that local governments have the right to sue banks for civil rights violations against, for example, city residents. In Bank of America Corp. v. City of Miami, the Supreme Court held that the City of Miami may continue to… Read More

Fair housing protections remain robust

For a number of years, the Supreme Court has signaled its interest in deciding a case under Title VIII, 42 U.S.C. §§ 3601, et seq., to address the viability of disparate impact doctrine. The disparate impact doctrine, also known as the discriminato… Read More