3rd Circ. Remands Firemen Race Bias Suit Due To Ricci

Law360, New York (March 2, 2010, 4:51 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court has asked a lower court to reconsider, in light of Ricci v. DeStefano, a preliminary injunction in a suit by the NAACP alleging a New Jersey fire department’s residency requirement for job applicants leads to discrimination.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Monday summarily remanded the class action against North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, concluding that the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Ricci v. DeStefano “set...
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