Homebuyers' Bias Suit Against Countrywide Heads To 6th Circ.

Law360, New York (March 22, 2012, 1:37 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit has agreed to hear arguments from a proposed class of Hispanic and African-American homebuyers who were denied class certification in a suit claiming Countrywide Bank NA discriminated against them by charging them more for mortgages, the plaintiffs revealed Wednesday.

In an order dated March 7, the Sixth Circuit's panel of Judges Eric L. Clay, Ronald L. Gilman and Jane B. Stranch ruled that the proposed class members in the multidistrict litigation against Countrywide — now a unit of Bank of America Corp. —...
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