Sharon Anderson

Sharon Anderson

Monday, February 6, 2012

USSC_10-1032 PetitionersCitySt.Paul,Magner_vs_LandLords,Gallagher

Magner v. Gallagher

Docket No.Op. BelowArgumentOpinionVoteAuthorTerm
10-10328th Cir.Feb 29, 2012TBD TBDTBDOT 2011
Disclaimer: Goldstein & Russell, P.C. serves as counsel to the respondents in this case.
Issue: (1) Whether disparate impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act; and, if so (2) what test should be used to analyze them.
Plain English Issue: (1) Whether a lawsuit can be brought for a violation of the Fair Housing Act based on a practice that is not discriminatory on its own, but has a discriminatory effect; and, if so, (2) how should courts determine whether a practice has a discriminatory effect and violates the Act?

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Briefs and Documents

Merits Briefs for the Petitioners
Amicus Briefs in Support of the Petitioners
Amicus Briefs in Support of Neither Party
Merits Briefs for the Respondents
Amicus Briefs in Support of the Respondents

Certiorari-stage documents

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