A further read-through of the Ricci v. DeStefano case today has reinforced my view that there are going to be some real lessons learned for employers out of this case. The case had the potential of being a very narrow decision which would have minimized the impact to employers. However, because the court addresses head-on
BREAKING: Ricci v. DeStefano – Supreme Court Reverses Second Circuit And Finds New Haven Violated Title VII in 5-4 Decision
In closing out its 2008-09 term today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4, along ideological lines that the city of New Haven violated Title VII in refusing to promote a group of white firefighters and refusing to apply the results of a test that it claimed would have had a disparate impact on minorities.
Ricci v. DeStefano – How a Little Case Out of New Haven Has Become A “Big Deal”; And Should It Be One?
Over the last 24 hours, much virtual ink has been spilled on a case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, Ricci v. DeStefano, because Judge Sonia Sotomayor — one of the judges handling the case at the Court of Appeals — has been nominated to the Court. (I’ve covered the case in various posts…
U.S. Supreme Court Pick No Stranger to Labor & Employment Law
This morning’s pick of Second Circuit appellate judge Sonia Sotomayor as the next U.S. Supreme Court justice is a truly momentous occasion. If confirmed, she will be the Court’s first Hispanic Supreme Court justice.
There’s plenty of great analysis already out there this morning about the pick, including coverage by the SCOTUSBlog. And…