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States May Probe National Banks For Discrimination

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States May Probe National Banks For Discrimination

States May Probe National Banks For Discrimination

States May Probe National Banks For Discrimination

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The Supreme Court has ruled on a case that pitted state attorneys general against national banks and their federal regulator. The court ruled that states may enforce their own fair-lending laws against national banks — if they go through the courts. Proponents say it's a big win for consumers.

Lisa Chow reports for member station WNYC.