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Recent government efforts to repurpose a decades-old statute into a statutory pretzel have produced a series of court actions that have the banking industry concerned.

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Case: Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs, et al. v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc., et al. Issue: Whether disparate impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act (FHA). Case Summary: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that disparate impact claims may be alleged under the FHA. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. (ICP) brought a disparate

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Eighty-five Republican members of the House and Senate in a letter Wednesday urged the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to reopen its arbitration study process, saying it has not been fair, transparent or comprehensive.

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By a bipartisan 24-8 vote, the House Judiciary Committee yesterday approved the Innovation Act (H.R. 9), which would seek to reduce abuse of the patent system.

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