2nd Circ. Nixes Intentional Bias Ruling In FDNY Race Case

Law360, New York (May 14, 2013, 6:45 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Tuesday struck down a ruling that New York City intentionally discriminated against black firefighter candidates and narrowed a sweeping injunction the city challenged in a lawsuit a lower court judge called part of a decadeslong struggle to integrate the Big Apple's fire department. 

An appeals court panel, over a partial dissent, said U.S. District Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis dropped the call with his ruling granting summary judgment to black firefighter group the Vulcan Society Inc. in 2010 and finding that the city's...
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