Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Professors’ Corner: Developments in Fair Housing Law

It's that time again, this month's Professors’ Corner Webinar.  A FREE monthly webinar which features a panel of law professors, discussing recent cases or issues of interest to real estate or trust and estate practitioners and scholars.  The event is sponsored by the Legal Education and Uniform Laws Group of the ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

12:00-1:00 pm Eastern

Registration: http://ambar.org/ProfessorsCorner

Topic: “Developments in Fair Housing: Mount Holly and Disparate Impact.”

The Mount Holly case, which had been pending at the Supreme Court, might have provided a definitive ruling as to the status and parameters of disparate impact liability under the Fair Housing Act. Now that the Mount Holly litigation is settled, the law with respect to disparate impact remains unsettled—particularly in light of HUD’s “affirmatively furthering” regulation and its intent to “affirmatively further” fair housing objectives.


Four panelists that will address the past, present, and future of disparate impact theory and HUD’s “affirmatively furthering” regulations:


Professor Robert Schwemm, University of Kentucky  Professor Florence Roisman, University of Indiana-Indianapolis  Professor Rigel Oliveri, University of Missouri  Professor Stacy Seicshnaydre, Tulane University


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