The Supreme Court on Monday seemed supportive of arguments by Chicago minority firefighters that a new 300-day period for filing discrimination charges opened each time the city used scores from a discriminatory examination to hire someone.

John Payton, director-counsel and president of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, told the justices that Chicago on 11 occasions used unlawful cutoff scores on a qualifying exam to make hiring decisions.

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