Morgenthau Named Special Master In FDNY Race Case

Law360, New York (May 26, 2010, 6:19 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Wednesday appointed former New York District Attorney Robert M. Morgenthau to oversee New York City's implementation of an order to change a test that discriminated against black and Hispanic firefighter applicants, saying the city had been “dragging its feet.”

The order by Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York came less than a month after the city was blasted for turning over several thousand documents containing information related to the development of the...
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