Make the Fair Housing Act fair : Remove disparate impact

December 04, 2014 | By RALPH KASARDA

On October 2, 2014, the United States Supreme Court granted review in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.  When it did, the Court made it clear that it only wants to resolve one issue:   Whether disparate impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act.  This week PLF attorneys ...


Another hit against the Obama Administration's disparate impact crusade

October 08, 2013 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

In previous posts, we have explained how the Obama Administration has been exploiting disparate impact theory in unprecedented ways.  There seems to be simply no possible avenue for American businesses, schools, governments, or employers to avoid being dragged into a disparate impact lawsuit.  Can you screen employees for criminal histories? Nop ...