DOJ Files Familial Status Fair Housing Act Complaint in Minnesota

By | Fair Housing Defense | August 25, 2016
DOJ Files Familial Status Fair Housing Act Complaint in Minnesota

The Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a recent familial status Fair Housing Act (FHA) case in U.S. District Court in Minnesota, asserting that the owner and manager of a small apartment community treated families with children “less favorably” than adults with respect to the use of various common areas.

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Ninth Circuit Limits DOJ Prosecution of Persons Complying with State Marijuana Laws

By | The Blunt Truth | August 24, 2016

On August 16, in the case of United States v. McIntosh[1], the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, reversed decisions from the District Court for the Northern District of California denying the appellants’ request for  relief against the Department of Justice (the “DOJ”) in connection with indictments brought against them for violation of the Controlled Substances Act. 

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