• The Supreme Court's Ruling in the Firefighter Case: So What?
  • July 10, 2009 | Author: Douglas B. Mishkin
  • Law Firm: Patton Boggs LLP - Washington Office
  • On June 29, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that the City of New Haven violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 when it discarded the results of a written examination for promotion of firefighters because only white and Hispanic firefighters would have been promoted according to those results.