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U.S. Supreme Court Allows Disparate-Impact Claims Under Fair Housing Act

by Carlton Fields on

In a recent holding, the U.S. Supreme Court determined that discrimination claims under the Fair Housing Act (FHA) may be premised on "disparate impact," meaning that a plaintiff may challenge a practice even if it was not...more

Appleseed Event Featured Two Justice Legends Who Are Still Fighting, Opening Eyes

by Baker Donelson on

I had the great pleasure today of attending the Alabama Appleseed Brewer-Torbert Awards Luncheon. What an inspiring event! This year's award was presented to Fred Gray, a legendary civil rights attorney and icon. Mr....more

Maryland Failed To Desegregate Higher Education System, District Court Rules

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

A U.S. District Court judge ruled recently that the State of Maryland and the Maryland Higher Education Commission failed to desegregate the State’s system of higher education as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act...more

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