-- WASHINGTON -- The United States Supreme Court gave President Barack Obama's high-court nominee, Judge Sonia Sotomayor, a legal slap on Monday, overturning a controversial decision involving a group of white firefighters from Connecticut who were denied promotions based on their race.Hmmm... hiring people based on merit... instead of who their parents are... what a concept.
With Sotomayor's potential high court colleagues tossing one of her most cited decisions, it's expected the case will become central in her Senate confirmation hearings upcoming next month.
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