Mount Holly Gardens: ‘Til we moot again

by Walter Olson on November 1, 2013

It looks as if someone really doesn’t want the Obama administration’s treasured but shaky “housing disparate impact” theory to come under review by the Supreme Court [Josh Blackman on reports of settlement mooting Mount Holly, N.J. case granted certiorari and pending before the Court; earlier on controversial tactics used to moot St. Paul case through settlement]

More: Piscataway v. Taxman also dropped off the Court’s docket via a mootness tactic. And shorter Doug Kendall/Constitutional Accountability Center: how dare PLF, Cato and IJ take the Court’s word on what the issue is in Mt. Holly? [Ilya Shapiro]

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1 Boblipton 11.01.13 at 3:31 pm

Perhaps some one let slip to the Justice Department that some people were intending to challenge convictions of some high-living Wall Street types as racist due to disparate impact.

Bob

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