Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor has weathered criticism for ruling along certain racial or socioeconomic lines. Today, this perception has again come to the fore. She previously decided that white firefighters in New Haven, CT were not discriminated against when the city tossed out the results of a promotion exam because too few minorities scored high enough.
Today, the Supreme Court validated the discrimination claim levied by Frank Ricci and his colleagues. Sotomayor’s “blunder” as characterized by many media sources, is summed up here: \”Judicial Malpractice\”