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Fair Housing Landscape After Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.

1h 31m

Created on May 13, 2016

Intermediate

$99

Overview

In recent years, the Supreme Court has weighed in on many civil rights issues – from affirmative action to voting rights to housing discrimination – with far-reaching effects. In this program, attorneys from the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union, and Howard University School of Law will discuss the implications of the Supreme Court’s recent decision in an important Fair Housing case  Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.

 

Learning Objectives:

I.     Understand the language of the Fair Housing Act and the issue litigated in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.

II.    Discuss the lead-up to the Inclusive Communities case, the strategy of various amicus briefs, and the content of the arguments presented at the Supreme Court

III.   Explore how the Supreme Court’s decision affects housing discrimination litigation in particular and civil rights litigation in general

 

 

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