SG's View On FHA Disparate Impact Claims Sought By Justices

Law360, New York (October 29, 2012, 5:10 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court formally asked the U.S. solicitor general on Monday to weigh in on a pending appeal questioning whether disparate impact claims can be made under the Fair Housing Act of 1968 and what an appropriate test would be for weighing such claims.

Invited to file a brief, the court has asked the solicitor general to express the views of the government on the issue, which has been brought forward in a suit accusing a New Jersey township of violating the act with a...
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