Tag: Race

Race Descrimination Still a Struggle for SCOTUS

“Damned if you do, damned if you don’t situation” is how Justice David Souter described the problem of race-conscious job promotion that avoids race discrimination.
The case, brought by white New Haven firefighters who were denied promotion when an examination was thrown out because no black firefighters scored high enough, raised claims of racial discrimination from both sides.

Dana Milbank writes about it here.

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