Buffalo Firefighters Bias Case Inches Towards Trial

Law360, New York (November 13, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Moving the parties toward trial, a federal judge has rejected a bid by the city of Buffalo, N.Y. to toss several claims brought by a group of firefighters who allege that a statewide promotional examination was designed to discriminate against African Americans, but has also denied the plaintiffs’ cross-motion for summary judgment.

In a ruling handed down Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Judge John T. Curtin said that the information set forth in the statistical proof and expert...
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