Facts[ edit ] Two black applicants for positions in the Washington, DC police department were turned down. Suing, they claimed that the Department used racially discriminatory hiring procedures, including its use of a test of verbal skills Test 21which was failed disproportionately by blacks.
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Thank you for your support! The pass rate for white candidates on the captain exam was 64 percent; for black and Hispanic candidates, it was The pass Ricci v destefano on the lieutenant exam for white candidates was Based on the exam results, only white and Hispanic firefighters, and no African Americans, would be promoted.
The city was faced between two lawsuits. If the city used the test scores, it would be sued by those denied promotions.
Alternately, if the city did not use the test scores, it would be sued by those who would have been promoted if it had. The city decided not to use the test to make promotion decisions.
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