Earlier this month we noted that a federal court in Colorado ruled that the Fair Housing Act (FHA) prohibits discrimination based on sexual
Recently, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued an opinion with significant employment law implications. As you might
Last Friday, the US Supreme Court agreed to hear cases from the 9th, 7th, and 5th Circuits in which the courts are split on the issue whether class
In the recent decision of Unsecured Creditors Comm. of Sparrer Sausage Co., Inc. v. Jason’s Foods, 826 F.3d 388 (7th Cir. 2016), the Seventh Circuit
Yesterday, the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court ruling holding that Title VII does not prohibit employment discrimination
A constructive amendment occurs where the permissible bases for conviction are broadened beyond those presented to the grand jury and beyond those found in
Title 11 of the United States Code, better known as the “Bankruptcy Code”, allows companies to not only restructure their debts, but to modify current
Nearly everyone who has a judge rule against them thinks that the judge got it wrong.
In a previous post, we explored the views of the Tenth Circuit, seconded by the Second Circuit, that a sentencing court could reduce the "tax loss" charged against a defendant by crediting him with deductions not taken on the filed but false tax returns.
Here at the Fair Housing Defense blog we have reviewed our protected classes many times: the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) lists seven protected classes: race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, and disability.