• Supreme Court Rules New Haven's Fear of Lawsuit Does Not Justify Race-Based Decision to Toss Promotional Exam
  • July 21, 2009 | Author: Todd P. Photopulos
  • Law Firm: Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC - Memphis Office
  • The Supreme Court ruled that the city of New Haven, Connecticut, engaged in unlawful race discrimination when it discarded the results of a firefighter promotional exam because the city feared a lawsuit by black candidates who failed the test. Ricci v. DeStefano.