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Matthew Piers on the 7th Circuit's Ruling in Chicago Firefighter Case

Last week, in Lewis v. City of Chicago, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Chicago Fire Department must hire 111 African-American firefighter candidates who were eliminated in a 1995 application test. The city had chosen to hire only from the top test scorers, the majority of whom were white.