Encourages Government Actors to Classify Based on Race
claims, by contrast, require no showing of intent,
Specifically, women could argue, first, that private persons, not just state actors, undermine their citizenship status; second, that policies with disparate impact
are just as pernicious as disparate treatment; and, third, that individuals have the right to demand certain positive entitlements in addition to negative liberties to secure their equal status as citizens.
discrimination, as noted, means unintentional discrimination on the part of the employer.
However, monitoring the effects of companywide policies is crucial, particularly regarding potential disparate impact
on protected classes.
Conduct a regression analysis using the data and models that regulatory agencies use to determine disparate impact
Supreme Court ruled on June 25, 2015 that the disparate impact
housing theory was valid under the Fair Housing Act.
Supreme Court decided to uphold disparate impact
liability under the Fair Housing Act, a legal theory that prohibits neutrally-applied practices with a disproportionate impact on minority groups protected by the law, even without proving an intent to discriminate.
Lawyers and compliance consultants familiar with the Supreme Court's ruling on disparate impact
advised credit unions to examine their lending policies in light of the ruling, but existing regulations will not change.
Two prior cases involving so-called disparate impact
claims were settled just months before the court got to hear arguments.
The covenant would reverse trends towards disparate impact
The housing discrimination case is the third time in recent years that the Supreme Court has considered a challenge to the legal theory known as disparate impact