7th Circ. Revives Police Officers' Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (March 28, 2011, 10:53 PM EDT) -- The Seventh Circuit remanded a suit Monday in which three white police officers accused the city of Springfield, Ill., of providing preferential treatment to a black police officer, finding that the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act had revived some of the claims.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reversed a district court's summary judgment on the police officers' Title VII and equal protection claims, finding that they should be allowed as timely under the LLFPA.

The Seventh Circuit, however, left in tact the...
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