“The Fair Housing Act.”

1. An opening paragraph, outlining the scope and purpose of your paper. 2. For the next section, please evaluate and explain the purpose of the legislation you chose for the case study. Why was the legislation passed? For linked students (students who are taking PHI110 with POLS&202) only, consider philosophers that influenced American Govt and/or social justice. Do you see their influence in this legislation? Why or why not? This portion is required for Linked students. At least one philosopher should be discussed in relation to the social justice legislation. 3. Look at what Congress has and is doing in regard to this legislation. How is the Executive Branch (ie, the bureaucracy) implementing it? Have there been any Supreme Court cases addressing this legislation? When researching, be sure to critically assess patterns and relations of power. 4. In the final critical analysis section, discuss how interest groups and individuals participate in the legislative process (This is sometimes referred to as civic engagement)? Please provide specific examples. 5. Finally, provide a conclusion summarizing your findings.