• Ricci v. DeStefano: New Supreme Court Case Addresses Conflict between Title VII's Anti-Discrimination and Disparate-Impact Provisions
  • July 7, 2009
  • Law Firm: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP - Washington Office
  • In a 5-4 decision issued on June 29, 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court held that white firefighters in New Haven, Conn., were unfairly denied promotions because of their race when the city discarded the results of promotional exams because too few minority candidates passed.