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Supreme Court Weighs Fairness of Fair Housing Act

The Supreme Court heard oral argument today in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project. Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs (“TDHCA”) has petitioned the highest court to determine if the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) recognizes disparate impact claims. The outcome of this case will have far-reaching implications on entities Read More…

Frisco Chamber Recognizes Strasburger As Its Macro Business of the Year

The Frisco Chamber of Commerce awarded Strasburger & Price, LLP’s Collin County office its Macro Business of the Year Award at the chamber’s annual awards celebration Friday evening. Winners were selected for several business categories including Small, Medium, Large and Macro Business of the Year; Developer of the Year; Entrepreneur of the Year; Community Partner of the Year; and Non-Profit Organization of the Year.

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Fifth Circuit Holds That When Less Than All Defendants are Parties to a Forum Selection Clause, a District Court Should Sever and Enforce the Clause

In Atlantic Marine Construction Company v. U.S. Dist. Ct. W.D. Tex., 134 S.Ct. 568 (2013), the Supreme Court held that when all parties have entered into a forum selection contract, that contract controls and the district court must transfer the action to the agreed–upon district (see here). But what should a district court do when Read More…

USDOT’s Latest Announcement on Mexican Trucks: A Turning Point or Another Non-Event?

Since the North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”) took effect on January 1, 1994, the United States has been obligated to phase in U.S. market access for Mexico-based trucking companies. Mexico undertook, and has implemented, a reciprocal obligation toward U.S.-based carriers. In December 1995, however, the United States Department of Transportation (“USDOT”) placed an indefinite Read More…

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