This article provides a basic overview of the New York City Commission on Human Rights. It traces the history of the law of the Commission and argues that the Commission's investigative, mediative, prosecutorial, and adjudicatory powers are essential to New York's plan to eradicate housing discrimination.
Marta B. Varela,
The First Forty Years of the Commission on Human Rights,
23 Fordham Urb. L.J. 983
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