**FILE** Students demonstrate outside the Federal Courthouse on March 7, 2012, in Cincinnati, where the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals was hearing oral arguments in their review of their 2011 ruling that Proposal 2, the ban on affirmative action in Michigan, is unconstitutional. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Students demonstrate outside the Federal Courthouse on March 7, 2012, in Cincinnati, where the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals was hearing oral arguments in their review of their 2011 ruling that Proposal 2, the ban on affirmative action in Michigan, is unconstitutional. (Associated Press)