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HUD aims to stop lenders’ discrimination

Last year the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development launched an investigation into the lending practices of select mortgage lenders to determine if they committed Fair Housing Act discrimination in denying mortgages to families because a woman is pregnant or about to go on a pregnancy-related leave of absence.

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No summary judgment ‘exception’ in job-bias cases, says 8th Circuit

Plaintiffs were not entitled to a deferential summary judgment standard with respect to claims that a city engaged in disparate-impact discrimination when it failed to hire them for firefighter positions, the en banc 8th Circuit has ruled in affirming judgment.

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