Secret Service agrees to pay $24 million in decades-old race-bias case brought by black agents – The Washington Post

Two federal judges overseeing the case repeatedly sanctioned the Secret Service for failing to provide relevant documents to the black agents, who sought information about the promotion process.U.S. Magistrate Judge Deborah Robinson wrote a scalding 51-page opinion in 2008 that cast the Secret Service as a defiant agency and said the case was marked primarily by the service’s recalcitrance. She found the Secret Service had repeatedly stalled, and even destroyed potential evidence that could have helped the black agents’ claim.

Source: Secret Service agrees to pay $24 million in decades-old race-bias case brought by black agents – The Washington Post

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