Recorded on January 12, 2021
Presenters: Shelly Saxer Ross, Pepperdine University, Caruso School of Law; Carol Rose, Yale Law School and Chris Asch, Colby College
Moderator: Shelby D. Green, Elisabeth Haub School of Law
In Shelley v. Kraemer (1948), the Court held that racial restrictive covenants could not be enforced in the courts, yet their legacies continue. Current neighborhoods continue to reflect the patterns of housing segregation and social amenities and economic investment lags. The panelists will discuss these and other lingering effects of these devices.