Ricci Decision Threatens Constitutional Values of Equal Justice for All

In a 5 to 4 decision in the case of Ricci v. DeStefano, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the city of New Haven, Connecticut violated Title VII when it declined to make promotions in the fire department on the basis of a test that disproportionately screened out minority candidates. The Equal Justice Society … Continue reading Ricci Decision Threatens Constitutional Values of Equal Justice for All

Ricci Decision Threatens Constitutional Values of Equal Justice for All

In a 5 to 4 decision in the case of Ricci v. DeStefano, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the city of New Haven, Connecticut violated Title VII when it declined to make promotions in the fire department on the basis of a test that disproportionately screened out minority candidates. The Equal Justice Society … Continue reading Ricci Decision Threatens Constitutional Values of Equal Justice for All