New York AG to SCOTUS: Uphold disparate impact in housing

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman says he supports upholding disparate impact in the interpretation of the federal Fair Housing Act. Last year, he led a coalition of 16 other states.

In a brief filed today, Attorney General George Jepsen has joined with 11 other state attorneys general in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to recognize disparate impact claims under the federal Fair Housing Act.

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It’s a question that I tweeted over and over again during the last several months as the U.S. Supreme Court handed down one liberal decision after another. Last week, The New York. the Fair Housing.

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The governor and the attorney general decided to appeal Judge Fitzwater’s decision in a radical effort to have the Supreme Court remove their responsibility to further fair housing. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s legal argument was that "the widespread application of disparate-impact liability creates incentives for landlords.

Stacy Seicshnaydre in the Huffington Post urges the Supreme Court to uphold the disparate impact cause of action available under the Fair Housing Act. In The New York Times , ACS Board of directors member linda greenhouse considers Justice john paul stevens life at the Supreme Court in light of his upcoming ninety-fifth birthday.

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman says he supports upholding disparate impact in the interpretation of the federal Fair Housing Act. Last year, he led a coalition of 16 other states in filing a brief defending the theory.

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