Judge Revives N.J. Firefighters’ Race Bias Case

Law360, New York (October 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A New Jersey district judge has reopened a racial discrimination suit brought by a group of firefighters against the City of Newark more than a year after an appeals court determined that the city could not authorize a race-based transfer policy in order to diversify the fire department.

In a brief order, Judge Faith S. Hochberg revived the case on Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, saying that the appeals court issued a mandate remanding this case to the district...
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