Disparate Impact – U.S. Supreme Court – Texas Dept. of Hous. & Cmty. Affairs – Plaintiff Must Establish Causation

This is a bit of a side topic for this blog, but not entirely as it deals with a disparate impact claim, typically made in the context of employment or housing discrimination litigation, but possibly relevant in other areas also. It is useful to keep in mind that in Texas Dept. of Hous & Cmty. Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project the U.S. Supreme Court held that the plaintiff must establish causation. Relevant wording from the Court is as follows:

Disparate Impact - Texas Dept. Hous. & Cmty. Affairs, - U.S. Supreme Court

Best, Dave Tate, Esq., San Francisco and California.

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