Analyzing the Shelley v. Kraemer Housing Rights Case
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: New September 2022! Law professor Rigel Oliveri describes the Supreme Court’s point of view in deciding the Shelley v. Kraemer housing rights case dealing with covenant agreements.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: Civil Rights-99**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • After viewing the video, ask students to express their understanding of housing covenants and how the Shelley case affected them.
  • Offer students a research project to learn if housing covenants ever existed in their own community.

  To learn more about housing discrimination and legislation to rectify it, check out the full program this segment is edited from: Constitution Day The Fair Housing Act Program 1.

*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

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