discrimination

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In 2011, Texas’ 82nd Legislature (“Legislature”) proposed Plans C185 and H283 (“2011 Plans”) to change its voting districts before the 2012 elections. Perez v. Abbott, 274 F. Supp. 3d 624, 632 (W.D. Tex. 2017). Pursuant to Section 5 of the Voting...

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Definition

A set of procedures designed to eliminate unlawful discrimination among applicants, remedy the results of such prior discrimination, and prevent such discrimination in the future. Applicants may be seeking admission to an educational...

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MIAMI’S LAWSUIT AGAINST BANK OF AMERICA

Miami brought a Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) lawsuit against Bank of America, Countrywide Financial Corporation, Countrywide Home Loans, and Countrywide Bank (collectively, “Bank of America” or “the Bank”) on December...

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MIAMI’S LAWSUIT AGAINST BANK OF AMERICA

Miami brought a Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) lawsuit against Bank of America, Countrywide Financial Corporation, Countrywide Home Loans, and Countrywide Bank (collectively, “Bank of America” or “the Bank”) on December...

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In 1985, Hector Ayala was charged with “three counts of murder, one count of attempted murder, one count of robbery and three counts of attempted robbery.” See Ayala v. Wong, 756 F.3d 656, 660. In 1989, jury selection began with the review of over 200...

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Respondent University of California-Hastings College of Law (“Hastings”) is a public law school in San Francisco. See Brief for Petitioner, Hastings Christian Legal Society (“CLS”) at 2. Hastings maintains a program to support registered student...

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Entertainment Studios (“ESN”) is a media company with operating segments in television networks, production, and distribution. See Brief for Petitioner, Comcast Corporation at 5. In order to operate, ESN relies on cable operators to carry their content...

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Oral argument: Nov. 10, 2010

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (Sep. 1, 2009)

RAILROADS, DISCRIMINATION, RAILROAD REVITALIZATION AND REGULATORY REFORM ACT, STATE TAXATION

Due to findings of tax...

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The following facts are generally derived from the Circuit Court decision in this case. CSX Transportation v. State Bd. of Equalization, 472 F.3d 1281 (11th Cir. 2006).

In the case at hand, the U.S. Supreme Court will determine whether the...

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Petitioner, James Dawson, retired from his position as a U.S. Marshal on March 31, 2008. Steager v. Dawson at 2. Dawson currently receives retirement income from the Federal Employee Retirement System (“FERS”). Id.

The State of West Virginia...

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