Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Supreme Court Considers Limits of Racial Gerrymandering

By┬áMarcus Baldori Associate Editor, Vol. 22 In the coming months, the Supreme Court is expected to clarify its stance on the legal boundaries of racial gerrymandering. In December 2016 the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State … Continue reading

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The Indian Child Welfare Act and the Battle over Lexi

By┬áLaura Page Associate Editor, Vol. 22 After more than two years of protracted litigation and aggressive media coverage, the family at the center of a challenge to the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) filed a petition for Supreme Court certiorari … Continue reading

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Supreme Court should allow disparate-impact Fair Housing Act claims

By Luis Gomez, Associate Editor, Vol. 20 Intentional racial discrimination is difficult to prove in suits like the one involving the nonprofit Inclusive Communities Project and the Texas Department of Housing, which went before the U.S. Supreme Court on January … Continue reading

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