Conn. Firefighter To Testify Against Sotomayor

Law360, New York (July 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In preparation for upcoming confirmation hearings for high court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor, U.S. Senate Republicans announced Thursday that they would call a white firefighter whose reverse discrimination claim was rejected by Sotomayor to testify against her.

Frank Ricci, one of the New Haven, Conn., firefighters who sued the city for reverse discrimination after it scrapped the results of a promotional exam that too few minorities passed, is one of 14 witnesses Republicans will call to testify during the hearings slated to begin July 13, the...
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