Tag:Fair Housing

Facebook’s New Advertising Feature: Professor Oliveri Comments

November 15th, 2016

Professor Rigel Oliveri, who researches fair housing and online advertising, weighed in on Facebook’s new designation of “Ethnic Affinities,” used when placing housing ads. This allows Facebook advertisers to target certain nationalities and shut out others. Facebook

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Law School Faculty Lead Discussions at Legal Education Conference

September 22nd, 2016

Eight members of the Mizzou Law faculty led discussions as speakers, panelists and moderators during the Southeastern Association of Law Schools 2016 Annual Conference. Professor Gary Myers was a panelist on a workshop covering scholarship and book

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The Texas Tribune Quotes Professor Oliveri on Fair Housing

January 19th, 2016

The Texas Tribune recently quoted Professor Rigel Oliveri on issues of integration and affordable housing in Dallas. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced new rules in July that emphasize the importance of ending

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Dean Oliveri Presents at Fair Housing Training Conference

April 29th, 2015

Associate Dean Rigel Oliveri recently presented at the Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing and Opportunity Council’s 18th Annual Regional Fair Housing Training Conference in St. Louis. The conference, “Modern Segregation: Addressing Barriers to Equality in Local Governments,” featured several panelists who spoke on issues related

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Disparate Impact Claims an Important Legal Option: Professor Oliveri

February 18th, 2015

Professor Rigel Oliveri recently had an opinion piece published in The St. Louis Post-Dispatch about the Supreme Court’s review of “disparate impact claims,” or actions that are superficially non-discriminatory but do “disproportionately (harm) members of one racial

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