impact theory

impact theory

[′im‚pakt ‚thē·ə·rē]
(astronomy)
A theory which holds that most features of the moon's surface were formed by the impact of meteorites. Also known as meteoric theory; meteoritic theory.
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BILYEU IS THE CO-FOUNDER AND HOST OF IMPACT THEORY AND THE CO-FOUNDER OF QUEST NUTRITION.
Supporting resilience in war-affected children: How differential impact theory is useful in humanitarian practice.
Part I describes disparate impact theory, highlighting the logic of the shifting burden of proof, (3) and relevant statistical concepts.
In Section C, I consider what an effective legal response to classification bias might look like, and how it should differ from conventional disparate impact theory in order to more closely meet the unique challenges that biased algorithms pose.
17) Part II of this Note discusses the history and evolution of disparate impact theory and how the rationale used in Inclusive Communities could have a major impact on lenders.
Accordingly, a practice can be illegal if it disproportionately affects minorities, regardless of the intent, under a disparate impact theory.
It is reasonable to expect that the court's decision will embolden the agencies, as well as private litigants, to assert even more aggressively the disparate impact theory under ECOA," the analysis states.
Inclusive Communities Project, Justice Anthony Kennedy voted with four other members of the Court to validate the disparate impact theory, stating in the opinion "The Court acknowledges the Fair Housing Act's continuing role in moving the Nation toward a more integrated society.
To the extent that the federal government regulatory agencies, and the Justice Department, ramp up their fair lending enforcement activities, and in doing so leverage the disputed, and probably at-its-core unconstitutional, statistically-based disparate impact theory, the financial services industry is definitely worse off today than it was yesterday," Umholtz told CU Times.
In social impact theory (Latane, 1981) it is proposed that people's emotions, beliefs, and behaviors are affected by the real, implied, or imagined presence or action of social influence.
13) The preamble of the proposed rule expressed HUD's view that insurers may be liable for practices related to the provision and pricing of homeowner's insurance under a disparate impact theory.
For the Syria side, the impact theory is out," said lead author Peter Thy, a project scientist in the UC Davis Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences.