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Redacted HUD 2 of 3 Disc 2

Redacted HUD 2 of 3 Disc 2

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Worden, Jeanine 
From: Garcia, Michelle Sent: Friday, February 10, 2012 To: Pelletier, Joseph Ray, Eileen Wylie, James Jones, Erica Wills, Charlene 
Valles, Jeanine Chang, Jason Scruggs, David Ratterman, Colin 
Cc: Worden, Jeanine 
Subject: FW: Magner being dismissed! 

Magner (disparate Impact !hasuPf'courttwilll5ea
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From: Pennington, Kathleen 
Sent: Friday, February 10, 2012 :11 
To: Branch, Chandra; Garcia, Michelle Lippincott, Alexandria; McEachin, Onjll; 
Pennington, Kathleen Posner, Michael Stegman, Melissa 
Subject: FW: Magner being dismissed! 

Yippee!!! 
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Sent: Friday, February 10, 2012 1:10 
To: Pennington, Kathleen Aronowitz, Michelle 
Subject: FW: Magner being dismissed! case you hadn't heard. 
Sent: Friday, February 10, 2012 01:04 
To: Ladd, Christine (CFPB); Ficklin, Patrice (CFPB) 
Subject: Magner being dismissed! 

National Consumer Law Center(r) Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 510 Washin 
Sen: Friday, February 10, 2012 11:28 Advocates _PLUS Subject: Unbelievable (Good) News 

The City St. Paul, MN, has given the Magner case pending the United States
Supreme Court and withdrawing its petition (whew).
Disparate impact litigation under the FHA lives another day! 

National Consumer Law Center Winthrop Square, 4th Fr.Boston, 02110 

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Pelletier,  
From: Sent: To: Cc: Subject:  Garcia, Michelle Friday, February 10, 2012 :54 Pelletier, Joseph Ray, Eileen Wylie, James Jones, Erica Wills, Charlene Valles, Jeanine Chang, Jason Scruggs, David Ratterman, Colin Worden, Jeanine FW: Magner being dismissed!  

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From: Pennington, Kathleen 
Sent: Friday, February 10, 2012 1:11 
To: Branch, Chandra; Garcia, Michelle Lippincott, Alexandria; McEachin, Onjil; Pennington, 
Kathleen Posner, Michael Stegman, Melissa 
Subject: FW: Magner being dismissed! 

Yippee Ill 
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Sent: Friday, February 10, 2012 1:10 To: Pennington, Kathleen Aronowitz, Michelle Subject: FW: Magner being dismissed case you hadn't heard. 
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Sent: Friday, February 10, 2012 01:04 To: Ladd, Christine (Cf PB); Ficklin, Patrice (CFPB) Subject: Magner being dismissed The City St. Paul, MN, has given the Magner case pending the United States Supreme Court and withdrawing its petition (whew). Disparate impact litigation under the FHA lives another dayl 

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To: Pennington, Kathleen Aronowitz, Michelle Subject: FW: Magner being dismissed! case you hadn't heard. 
-----Original 
Sent: Friday, February 10, 2012 01:04 
To: Ladd, Christine (CFPB)j Ficklin, Patrice (CFPB) 
Subject: Magner being dismissed! 

National Consumer Law Center(r) 
1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 510 
Washington, 20036 

Sent: Friday, February 10, 2012 11:28 
To: AdvocatesPLUS Unbelievable News 

the ited tates 
National Consumer Law Center 

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-----Original Message----
From: Pennington, Kathleen 
Sent: Friday, February 10, 2012 1:11 
To: Branch, Chandra; Garcia, Michelle Lippincott, Alexandria; McEachin, Onjil; Pennington, 
Kathleen Posner, Michael Stegman, Melissa 
Subject: FW: Magner being dismissed! 

Yippee! 

To: Pennington, Kathleen Aronowitz, Michelle Subject: FW: Magner being dismissed! case you hadn't heard. 

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Worden, Jeanine 

From: Worden, Jeanine 
Sent: January 31, 2012 9:26 

To: 
Subject: RE: Former HUD Officals Amicus Brief attached -Magner Gallagher 
Thanks -that's quite list amici! 
 
From: 
Sent: Monday, January 30, 2012 5:25 
To: Aronowitz, Michelle; Worden, Jeanine 
Subject: Former HUD Officals Amlcus Brief attached -Magner Galfagher 

Emery Celli Brinckerhoff Abady LLP Rockefeller Plaza, 20th Floor 
New York, 10019 

www.ecbalaw.com 
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From: 
Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 10:53 To: Worden, Jeanine Subject: RE: Former HUD Officals Amicus Brief attached -Magner Gallagher 
Very cool group people work with -Kim Kendrick really stepped ..... 
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was get And was pleasure brief Cisneros and discuss policy implications. All around great experienced -compressed into short weeks (will tell you that story later). 
---Original Message-From: Worden, Jeanine Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 9:26 To:  Subject: RE: Former HUD Officals Amicus Brief attached -Magner Gallagher 
Thanks --that's quite list amici! 
---Original Messa e---From: Sent: Monday, January 30, 2012 5:25 To: Aronowitz, Michelle; Worden, Jeanine Subject: Former HUD Officals Amicus Brief attached -Magner Gallagher 
Emery Celli Brinckerhoff Abady LLP Rockefeller Plaza, 20th Floor 
New York, 10019 

fax: 212. 763.5001 
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Worden, Jeanine  
From: Sent: To: Subject: Attachments:  Monday, January 30, 2012 5:25 Aronowitz, Michelle; Worden, Jeanine Former HUD Officals Arnicus Brief attached -Magner Gallagher Arnicus Brief (00102562).PDF  

Emery Celli Brinckerhoff Abady LLP Rockefeller Plaza, 20th Floor New York, 10019 
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Domino, 
From: 
Sent: ay, April 18, 2011 3:09 
To: Kanovsky, Helen 
Cc: Aronowitz, Michelle 
Subject: Disparate impact: HUD regulation and Supreme Court cert petition 

Attachments: Magner.pdf 
Importance: High 
Helen: 
Before you and [tum our attention Passover have two flourless chocolate rolls and eggplant parmagiana still make), wanted express interest HUD's ongoing consideration Fair Housing Act disparate impact rule. Many the civil rights community have long thought that such rule would provide some protection from Supreme Court that may poised away with disparate impact analysis altogether. 
Now that the Supreme Court has called for response the cert petition Magner Gallagher (see attached), many are quite nervous about the prospects. firm meeting internally tomoITow morning, and know will discussing the importance the HUD rule. Notjust any rule, but one that appropriately reflects the very high public defendant's burden such case, and one that does not overly burden plaintiff case involving private defendant. 
Can visit about this when the holiday over? 
Reiman, Dane Colfax, PLLC 
1225 19th Street, N.W., Suite 600 

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FAX: 2021728-0848 
E-mail: 
Website: www.relmanlaw.com 
Admitted the District Columbia and Virginia 

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Domino,  
From: Sent: To: Subject: Attachments:  Monday, January 30, 2012 4:09 Kanovsky, Helen Aronowitz, Michelle Magner Gallagher -LOF amicus brief USSC 10-1032 bsac NAACP Legal Defense Educational Fund, lnc pdf  
Helen and Michelle,  

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. 
1444 Street NW, 10th floor 
Washington, 20005 
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Domino,  
From: Sent: To: Subject:  Aronowitz, Michelle Wednesday, February 01, 2012 9:36 Lester, Elton FW: Former HUD Officals Amicus Brief attached -Magner Gallagher  

You'll recognize the case characters. 
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Sent: Mon ay, January 30, 2012 5:25 To: Aronowitz, Michelle; Worden, Jeanine Subject: Former HUD Officals Amicus Brief attached -Magner Gallagher 
Amicus Brief 

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Emery Celll Brinckerhoff Abady LLP Rockefeller Plaza; 20th Floor New York, 10019 

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St. Paul, Minn. -The city St. Paul announced Friday will drop its appeal the U.S. Supreme Court and trial against group landlords that sued the city over its aggressive housing code enforcement. 

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Domino, 

From: Mincberg, Elliot Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2012 :22 To: Kanovsky, Helen Aronowitz, Michelle Subject: FW: Disparate Impact --Magner Gallagher: WSJ Editorial: "The St. Paul Stall" 
FYI 

Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2012 11:20 To: Mincberg, Elliot Subject: Fw: Disparate Impact --Magner Gallagher: WSJ Editorial: "The St. Paul Stall" 
Fyi 

Vall Street Journal -Editorial -03 APR 

The St. Paul Stall 
The city clams about its Supreme Court switcheroo. 

When St. Paul, Minnesota withdrew its lending discrimination case from the Supreme Court February, the mayor's office explained that victory could substantially undermine important civil rights enforcement throughout the nation." But now that House oversight panel looking into the decision, city officials aren't chatty. February letter, Representative Patrick McHenry asked Mayor Christopher Coleman answer some questions. Why did St. Paul withdraw 1Vfagner Gallagher, which would have allowed the Court judge for the first time the legality using disparate-impact analysis under the 1968 Fair Housing Act? Why did the city, which questioned the use statistics determine discrimination, change its How much