Boston Police Officers Seek Class Cert. In Test Bias Suit

Law360 (May 22, 2019, 10:13 PM EDT) -- A group of more than two dozen Boston police officers are seeking class certification for the remedy stage of a case in which a Massachusetts federal judge ruled that a test for cops seeking a promotion violated anti-discrimination laws.

The police officers, all of whom are people of color who took the 2008 exam, want the court to certify them as a class for the remedy stage of the trial, arguing it wouldn't be feasible to suss out who would have been promoted if the exam had been fair.

The candidates said the best way to address the remedy stage would...

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February 14, 2012

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