Melissa Bailey photo

The New Haven 20 returned to the steps where they launched a landmark Supreme Court case—to proclaim victory and “vindication” in a ruling that promises to change the course of civil rights law in the country.

Frank Ricci (at right in photo), who’s now in line for a lieutenant’s promotion that has eluded him for five years, heralded the decision as “tremendous.”

Click here, here, and here to read the New Haven Independent’s coverage of the release of the decision.