A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit that accused the Kaplan Higher Education Corporation of discriminating against black job applicants by rejecting them because of their credit histories, according to The New York Times. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the complaint in 2010. In a ruling issued on Monday, Judge Patricia A. Gaughan of the U.S. District Court in Cleveland dismissed the suit after concluding that the way in which an expert witness for the EEOC had identified black applicants was unscientific and unreliable.
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