2nd Circ. Axes Black Men's Hiring Bias Suit Over Convictions

By Hailey Konnath (September 21, 2020, 11:25 PM EDT) -- A split Second Circuit panel on Monday rejected discriminatory hiring allegations brought by a pair of African American men denied jobs because of past felony convictions, finding that the men can't rely on national statistics showing that Black individuals are more likely to be arrested and incarcerated than white applicants....

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