Supreme Court Ruling to Impact Protection Against Housing Discrimination

Several of the nation's leading civil rights organizations filed amicus briefs this week urging the U.S. Supreme Court to rule in Magner v. Gallagher that the federal Fair Housing Act can be enforced when a seemingly neutral housing policy results in discrimination. The Opportunity Agenda joined AARP, ACLU, The Lawyers' Committee For Civil Rights Under … Continue reading Supreme Court Ruling to Impact Protection Against Housing Discrimination

EJS Joins Lawyers’ Committee in Filing Brief with U.S. Supreme Court in Staub v. Proctor Hospital

The Equal Justice Society joined the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and AARP in filing an amicus brief (PDF available for download here) in the Supreme Court of the United States supporting the petitioner in Staub v. Proctor Hospital.  The brief urges the Court to recognize employer liability for the unlawful bias of … Continue reading EJS Joins Lawyers’ Committee in Filing Brief with U.S. Supreme Court in Staub v. Proctor Hospital