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In Bank of America v. City of Miami, 2017 WL 1540509, the United States Supreme Court faced a claim by the City of Miami that two banks had violated the federal Fair Housing Act by issuing loans to black and Latino customers on terms less favorable than loans issued to similarly situated customers who were white and non-Latino. The Court’s decision represented a partial victory for each side: It held that the City had standing to bring the claim, but imposed on the City a burden to prove that any violation constituted the proximate cause of the City’s harm.
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By Stewart E. Sterk
Jeffrey Turkel’s lead article in last month’s issue focused on the Regina Metropolitan case, in which the Court of Appeals invalidated a number of…
Condominium Lien Enjoys Priority Over Mortgage
Business Judgment Rule Precludes Challenge to Cancellation of Shares
Conditional Payments Do Not Restart Statute Of Limitations On Foreclosure Action
Questions of Fact About Purchasers’ Good Faith In Making Mortgage Applications
Questions of Fact Remain on Implied Easement Claims
Presumption of Hostility Supports Adverse Possession Claim
Questions of Fact Remain About County’s Liability for Fuel Oil Discharge
Prohibition of Advertising Sign Upheld
Failure to Consider Rezoning Application Not Subject to Judicial Review