The same group of state AGs, with the addition of the Attorneys General for Iowa and Pennsylvania, recently sent a letter to HUD urging it not to make changes to its 2013 disparate impact rule in.

On January 21, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case involving the Obama administration’s favorite dubious legal theory, "disparate impact." Then again, maybe it won’t.

In promulgating its rule implementing the Fair Housing Act’s discriminatory effects standard, the Department of Housing and Urban Development erred in ignoring Supreme Court precedent on determining disparate impact, ABA and 52 state bankers associations wrote in a comment letter to HUD today.

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Home to many governmental agencies and accompanying trade associations, corporate headquarters and lobbying firms, Jackson is Mississippi’s business and financial center and epicenter for the state.

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In a blow to the housing and mortgage finance industry but a victory for fair housing advocates, the Supreme Court ruled in a contentious and qualified opinion that the legal doctrine of “disparate.

In a comment letter submitted in response to HUD’s recent Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding its 2013 Disparate Impact Rule, the attorneys general of 16 states and the District of Columbia.

KEYWORDS Disparate Impact Fair Housing act martha coakley massachusetts attorney general A recent lending discrimination case settled in Massachusetts illustrates why state attorneys general are.

Likewise, in the state AGs’ DACA lawsuit, plaintiffs argue that a facially neutral policy–canceling DACA based on the claim that it exceeded executive power and rewarded illegal entry into the country–has a disparate impact on Mexicans, and that this disparate impact was intentional.

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Disparate impact (Plt. does not have to prove intentional discrimination) Applies if the employer has a rule that, on its face, is not discriminatory, but in practice excludes too many people in a protected group (ex. firefighters take fitness test, consequently men pass at a higher rate than women)

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