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Court of Appeals Reinstates Lesbians' Suit Over Student Housing

Posted by New York Tenant on July 03, 2001 at 09:15:33:

This story, Court of Appeals Reinstates Lesbians' Suit Over Student Housing, appeared in the July 3, 2001 online edition of the New York Law Journal:

The Court of Appeals yesterday opened the door to a sexual orientation discrimination action where lesbian couples were denied student housing offered to married students. The court held that the claim against Yeshiva University, dismissed by a trial court, is potentially actionable under a New York City human rights law prohibiting policies with a disparate impact.

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