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Black Secret Service Agents Seek Sanctions

Law360 (May 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- On Thursday, lawyers for the plaintiffs in a long-running suit alleging racial discrimination at the U.S. Secret Service asked a judge overseeing the case to drastically limit the government's ability to defend itself as a sanction for alleged stonewalling on requests for potentially key evidence.

The plaintiffs, who are black current and former Secret Service agents, filed their suit over eight years ago in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

The court has already sanctioned the Secret Service three times for failing to...
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