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Texas Dept. of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.

Docket No.: 13-1371
Certiorari Granted: 10/2/2014
Argued: January 21, 2015
Decided: June 25, 2015

Topics:

ADA, ADEA, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Bankruptcy, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Discrimination in Employment, EPA, Fair Housing Act, Internal Revenue Code, Natural Resources, Title VII, Zoning, disparate impact, disparate treatment, racial discrimination, racial segregation, stare decisis

PartyNames: Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, et al. v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc., et al.
Petitioner: Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, et al.
Respondent: The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc., et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Citation: 747 F.3d 275
Supreme Court Docket

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, et al.
v.
The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc., et al.
Consideration Limited:

LIMITED TO QUESTION 1 PRESENTED BY THE PETITION.

Question Presented:

1. Are disparate-impact claims cognizable under the Fair Housing Act? 2. If disparate-impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act, what are the standards and burdens of proof that should apply?

Texas Dept. of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 21, 2015

Listen to Oral Argument in Texas Dept. of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.
Holding: AFFIRMED AND REMANDED
Opinion By:

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Texas Dept. of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.
Case Documents

1TEXAS DEPT. HOUSING & COMMUNITY AFFAIRS v. INCLUSIVE COMMUNITIES PROJECT Oral Argument Transcript
2TEXAS DEPT. HOUSING & COMMUNITY AFFAIRS v. INCLUSIVE COMMUNITIES PROJECT Oral Argument Audio
3Slip Opinion in TEXAS DEPT. HOUSING & COMMUNITY AFFAIRS v. INCLUSIVE COMMUNITIES PROJECT (Opinion by Justice Anthony M. Kennedy)