The Supreme Court has decided to review the Second Circuit's decision in Ricci v. DeStefano. In that case, New Haven firefighters -- one Hispanic and more than a dozen whites -- sued the city after they were denied promotion because the city disregarded the results of its own test for determining who would be promoted. The city threw out the test results because not enough black firefighters scored high enough to earn a promotion. It did so even though the test was designed by experts to eliminate the possibility of racial bias.It's guv'munt ... watch very close.
Thursday, January 22, 2009
Via Powerline a couple of weeks ago, this is worth watching for a lot of reasons.