Firefighters Blast Claims Against Judge In FDNY Bias Suit

Law360, New York (April 10, 2012, 7:38 PM EDT) -- The Vulcan Society, an organization of black New York City firefighters, on Monday urged the Second Circuit to reject the city's bid for a new judge and uphold an injunction requiring a monitor to oversee reform of the New York City Fire Department's hiring practices.

In a 161-page brief, the Vulcan Society told the appeals court that the district court had not abused its discretion in providing "carefully crafted" injunctive relief aimed at the fixing the lingering effects of the city's decades-long discriminatory hiring practices and...
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