MENU

The Growing Use of Disparate Impact Analysis

Civil Rights Practice Group Teleforum

Start : Thursday, June 20, 2013 03:00 PM

End : Thursday, June 20, 2013 04:00 PM


Add To Your Calendar

   


Location:
Federalist Society Teleforum Conference Call

Featured Speakers:
Roger Clegg
Theodore M. Shaw

Description:

The use of disparate impact analysis is growing very rapidly, and it is becoming the source of some controversy.  It holds, generally speaking, that a violation of certain federal statutes can be shown by the discriminatory effect of a policy, even in the absence of an intent to discriminate.  Earlier this week, the U.S Supreme Court agreed to hear the Mt. Holly case, which will examine the use of disparate impact analysis under the Federal Housing Act.  Disparate impact analysis is now being used in or proposed for use in employment, housing, lending, and many other contexts.  Our experts will describe and then debate the use of disparate impact analysis.

Featuring:

  • Mr. Roger Clegg, President and General Counsel, Center for Equal Opportunity
  • Prof. Theodore "Ted" M. Shaw, Professor of Professional Practice in Law, Columbia Law School
Agenda:

Call begins at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Registration details:

Teleforum calls are open to all dues paying members of the Federalist Society. To become a member, sign up here. As a member, you should receive email announcements of upcoming Teleforum calls which contain the conference call phone number. If you are not receiving those email announcements, please contact us at 202-822-8138.