Supreme Court Rules in Favor of New Haven Firefighter Frank Ricci


The Supreme Court just issued its eagerly anticipated ruling in Ricci v. Destefano, ruling that New Haven, Connecticut violated the rights of white firefighter Frank Ricci and his fellow plaintiffs by throwing out the results of an officer test where African American applicants scored poorly. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote the 5-4 decision, with the Court splitting along conservative-liberal lines.

Decision here. Reason on Ricci here.