Monthly Archives: October 2014

Supreme Court Will Review Disparate Impact Theory in Housing Cases




In Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project,  No. 13-1371 (October 2, 2014), the Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether disparate impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act. This is the third time the … Continue reading




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Supreme Court Denies Review in Pending Same-Sex Marriage Cases




The Supreme Court today denied review in all of the pending same-sex marriage cases. While early commentators expressed great surprise at this development, it was clearly foreseeable. As I indicated in several prior posts on Twitter, the court was unlikely … Continue reading




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