Court Won't Revive New Haven Firefighter Test Suit

Law360, New York (July 14, 2010, 5:22 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has refused to reverse his dismissal of a black firefighter's discrimination suit against New Haven, Conn., over its 2003 fire lieutenant test — the same exam at issue in the landmark case Ricci v. DeStefano — finding that the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in that suit foreclosed the current plaintiff's claims.

Judge Charles S. Haight Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut on Tuesday granted plaintiff Michael Briscoe's motion for reconsideration, but concluded that he would not substantially amend...
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