Special Agents Win Bid For Documents In Bias Suit

Law360, New York (September 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A district court judge has affirmed an order that compels the federal government to conduct a “reasonable” search of its records for documents that relate to a putative race discrimination class action by black Secret Service special agents.

Rejecting the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's claim that the magistrate judge's ruling on the issue was erroneous, Judge Richard Roberts of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ordered the department to search for documents on promotion decisions by Secret Service supervisors and managers....
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