The St. Paul City Council is moving to repeal its fair chance ordinance following an impressive legal victory against the city by a group of property owners who successfully challenged the constitutionality of the law. Landlords in litigation over the Minneapolis fair chance law, however, continue to wait for their vindication.
Eric J. Ellman is Senior Vice President for Public Policy and Legal Affairs at the Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA) in Washington, DC. He also served for eight months as Interim President and CEO of the Association. More