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Printable Lesson Materials 13218 NE 20th Street Bellevue, WA 98005 425-747-7272 800-221-9347 www.rockwellinstitute.com Print these materials as a study guide This portion of your printable materials consists of dozens of frames that summarize the content in this lesson. The frames are arranged on the page to make it easy for you to study the material and add your own notes from your textbook or the online course. Graphic Summaries Many students learn best from sets of questions, and this multiple choice quiz allows you to focus your review of the material to important topics. Quizzes These printable materials allow you to study away from your computer, which many students find beneficial. These materials consist of two parts: graphic summaries of the content and a multiple choice quiz . © 2009 Rockwell Institute
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1 California Real Estate Law © Copyright 2007 Rockwel Publishing, Inc. Lesson 19: Civil Rights and Fair Housing Laws © Copyright 2007 Rockwel Publishing, Inc. Introduction This lesson will discuss: l state action vs. private action l federal antidiscrimination laws l California antidiscrimination laws l the right to sue l antidiscrimination law and the real estate profession © Copyright 2007 Rockwel Publishing, Inc. State Action vs. Private Action Earliest civil rights laws were originally interpreted to require state action. State action : action by federal, state, or local government officials or entities
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2 © Copyright 2007 Rockwel Publishing, Inc. State Action vs. Private Action Discriminatory state action includes: l discriminatory laws and regulations l discriminatory enforcement of the law by courts l court orders to enforce discriminatory private covenants or restrictions © Copyright 2007 Rockwel Publishing, Inc. State Action vs. Private Action Since 1960s, legislatures and courts have expanded antidiscrimination laws. l now prohibit discriminatory action by private parties as well as the state This includes real estate agents. © Copyright 2007 Rockwel Publishing, Inc. Federal Antidiscrimination Laws Federal antidiscrimination laws began with Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments to the Constitution. l passed after Civil War l abolished slavery l guaranteed equal protection under the law
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3 © Copyright 2007 Rockwel Publishing, Inc. Federal Antidiscrimination Laws Congress later passed: l Civil Rights Act of 1866 l Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act) l Equal Credit Opportunity Act l Home Mortgage Disclosure Act l Americans with Disabilities Act All contain provisions prohibiting discrimination in real estate transactions. © Copyright 2007 Rockwel Publishing, Inc. Federal Antidiscrimination Laws Keep in mind that California has its own antidiscrimination laws. l
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