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CEI, Cato, and PLF weigh in on Mount Holly

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We've previously discussed the problems of the Obama administration's theory of disparate impact in housing law: e.g., Sep. 2012; Nov. 2011; July 2011; May 2011. A pending Supreme Court case, Township of Mount Holly v. Mt. Holly Gardens Citizens in Action, Inc., squarely addresses the issue whether color-blind laws like the Fair Housing Act are actually race-conscious quota laws barring "disparate impact." CEI, Cato, and PLF argue no in an amicus brief. Hans Bader has details.

More: Overlawyered; Shapiro @ Cato.

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And don't forget the Center for Equal Opportunity, Ted!

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