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Monday, June 29, 2009

Firefighters win reverse-discrimination case at Supreme Court

The case is from New Haven, Conn., where 20 firefighters say they were denied a chance for promotion because of race-based reasons. Each did well enough on a special test to earn a promotion, but no black candidates did. The city, fearing the test discriminated against blacks, threw out the results. The Supreme Court sided with the firefighters, overturning a lower court's decision.

Here's a copy of the opinion.

Hat Tip: Many thanks, Jewwells P!


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