Ricci v. Destefano: Summary & Decision


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Who is Frank Ricci?

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1. ___ is discrimination against members of a dominant group or sub-culture

2. When did the Supreme Court rule on the case?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Discrimination in the workplace can happen to anyone. This combination quiz/worksheet will help you evaluate your understanding of the Supreme Court case of Ricci v. Destefano. The quiz will ask you about the identity of Frank Ricci and the phrase used to describe discrimination against members of a dominant group of people.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • The year the court decided the case
  • Reason for the City of New Haven's decision to not certify exams
  • Ruling of the court

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the Supreme Court case of Ricci v. Destefano
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the City of New Haven's reasoning for not certifying exams and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the type of discrimination against members of a dominant group or sub-culture
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the ruling in the case

Additional Learning

In order to learn more about this case, review the lesson titled, Ricci v. Destefano: Summary & Decision. The lesson will cover these objectives:

  • Examine the facts of the case
  • Define civil service exam
  • Learn which constitutional amendment applied in the case
  • Understand the significance of the ruling