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Professor Oliveri’s Work Cited by Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Professor Rigel Oliveri’s work was cited by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. In Francis v. Kings Park Manor, Inc., — F.3d —, 2019 WL 1006554 (2d Cir. 2019) the Second Circuit cited Professor Oliveri’s article, “Is Acquisition Everything: Protecting the Rights of Occupants Under the Fair Housing Act,” in upholding a black tenant’s claim against his landlord for failing…

Professor Oliveri Discusses Supreme Court Decisions in Fair Housing Cases

Professor Rigel C. Oliveri recently participated in the Real Property Roundtable, an invitation-only workshop at Texas A&M University School of Law. The workshop’s theme was “Where Do We Go from Here? Fair Housing and Community Development at a Crossroads.” She presented an article she is writing about recent Supreme Court jurisprudence regarding municipal parties in fair housing…

Mizzou Law Faculty Presenting at AALS Annual Meeting

Three Mizzou Law faculty members will participate in a range of presentations at the 2019 Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting, Jan. 2-6 in New Orleans, La.   Professor S. David Mitchell, associate dean for academic affairs, will speak on a panel for associate deans for academic affairs and research, “Essential Skills: Leadership, Project Management, Communication, and Integrity.” This…

Professor Oliveri Speaks About Housing Discrimination at City of Columbia Seminar

Professor Rigel Oliveri was among the presenters at the City of Columbia Fair Housing and Lending Seminar in early April. According to a KOMU-TV story, Oliveri spoke in depth about housing discrimination and equal housing initiatives at the event. “Out of over 28,000 complaints filed in 2016, it is estimated that that is such a small fraction of the universe…

Professor Oliveri Says Segregation Still Exists 50 Years After Passage of Fair Housing Act

Professor Rigel C. Oliveri has written about the legislative battle to pass the Fair Housing Act in 1968. She wrote a chapter in the book The Fight for Fair Housing, edited by Georgetown University policy expert Gregory D. Squires and published by Routledge. And she recently published two op-ed articles: “50 Years After Martin Luther King Jr.’s Death, America Is…

Professor Oliveri Contributes Chapter for New Book on Fair Housing

Professor Rigel Oliveri wrote a chapter in the new book The Fight for Fair Housing, edited by Gregory D. Squires. Professor Oliveri’s chapter is titled “The Legislative Battle for the Fair Housing Act (1966-1968).” The Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 was passed at a time of turmoil, conflict, and conflagration in cities across the nation. It was passed with…