Bias Suit Against US Marshals Goes On Despite Settlement

Law360, New York (August 12, 2013, 1:20 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal judge on Friday ruled that a proposed racial discrimination class action brought by former agents of the U.S. Marshals Service must proceed even though the lead plaintiff in the case has settled his claims, rejecting arguments from USMS that the remaining plaintiffs have not exhausted their administrative remedies. 

U.S. District Judge Barbara J. Rothstein denied USMS' attempt to dismiss the remaining claims, ruling that even though remaining class plaintiffs Herman Brewer and Fayette Reid did not personally attempt to settle their grievance administratively,...
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