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FAIR HOUSING ACT

The U.S. Supreme Court will not decide whether disparate impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act because the case was voluntarily dismissed by the parties. Magner v. Gallagher, No. 09-1209.Certiorari granted:  Nov. 7, 2011. Dismissed: Feb. 14, 2012. ...

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Bill to mandate cameras in Supreme Court advances

WASHINGTON – The Senate Judiciary Committee has advanced legislation that would require U.S. Supreme Court proceedings to be televised. The Cameras in the Courtroom Act, S. 1945, would require all proceedings at the Court to be broadcasted unless the majority ...

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NLRB protects class actions, sends employers scrambling

WASHINGTON – Just when attorneys thought the issue of class action waivers in mandatory arbitration clauses had been settled by the U.S. Supreme Court once and for all, a National Labor Relations Board ruling has called into question employers’ ability ...

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VOTING RIGHTS ACT

The U.S. Supreme Court vacated and remanded a Voting Right Act challenge to a redistricting plan because it was unclear whether the district court followed the appropriate standards in drawing interim maps for the 2012 elections. U.S. Supreme Court. Perry ...

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