Lisa Alexander

Associate professor of law at the University of Wisconsin College of Law

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Today’s Supreme Court decisions brought a second surprise, in a case related to low-income housing and race.

Supreme Court Rules on Fair Housing

Today’s Supreme Court decisions brought a second surprise, in a case related to low-income housing and race.

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