Monday, June 29, 2009

UPDATE 1-US top court rules against city on race promotion

Developments that are reported in this Reuters article has strong bearing on the Sotomayor nomination that was discussed on these pages:

By James Vicini

WASHINGTON, June 29 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that New Haven, Connecticut, discriminated against a mostly white group of firefighters who were denied promotions, overturning a decision by high court nominee Sonia Sotomayor.

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