SCOTUS Review: The Fair Housing Amendments Act After Bank of America v. City of Miami

Production Date: September 11, 2017 Practice Areas: Constitutional Law and Public Interest Law Estimated Length: 3701 minutes

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The Fair Housing Amendments Act is an important federal law that ensures that housing opportunities, services, access, and even lending practices, are fair and non-discriminatory in nature. Over the years, the Supreme Court has weighed in on many civil rights issues—from affirmative action to voting rights to housing discrimination. This program, taught by Anderson Kill Shareholder Deborah B. Koplovitz, will discuss the implications of the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Bank of Am. Corp. v. City of Miami in the context of Fair Housing Act and civil rights litigation.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the language of the Fair Housing Act, its protections, and the issue litigated in Bank of Am. Corp. v. City of Miami
  2. Discuss the lead-up to the strategy of various amicus briefs, and the content of the arguments presented at the Supreme Court
  3. Explore how the Supreme Court’s decision affects housing discrimination litigation in particular and civil rights litigation in general
Thaddeus A.
Saint Paul, MN

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