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Frank Ricci

The Ledbetter Lesson

Jessica Arons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jessica Arons

Many hoped the Court would abandon its quest to place its own ideology ahead of settled law. Yet it is clear that these justices still have not learned their lesson.

Reading the Pictures: Reaching the High Court on the Backs of White Heroes

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2009-07-16-20090716NewHavenfirefightersSotomayorhearing.jpgThis line of primarily white "first responders" makes for a vivid non-verbal argument that Sonia is stepping up to the high court on the backs of these white heroes.

GOP Senators: Sotomayor Firefighter Plaintiff Is Victim Of "Smear Campaign"

The New Haven Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As firefighter Frank Ricci arrived in the nation's capital for his moment in the spotlight, U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch came to the his defense against an a...

Frank Ricci: All You Need To Know (PHOTOS, INFO, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans have announced that they plan to call on Frank Ricci, the white firefighter whose reverse discrimination claim was rejected by Supreme Cou...

Frank Ricci: GOP To Showcase Firefighter Sotomayor Ruled Against

AP | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republicans will use next week's high-profile Senate hearings for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor to raise concerns about her...

After New Haven: Random Ruminations on Race

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

At some point, the surgeon has to pick up the knife; the fire captain has to send his people into the burning building. They need to know what they're doing.