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The Supreme Court on Monday sent a major affirmative action case back to the lower courts to be reheard, ducking the chance to rewrite discrimination laws and instead affirming the current state of law for racial preferences, saying they can be used for admissions but only if there is a compelling need and no other remedy works.
The Supreme Court has a new opportunity to set aside a government program that long ago passed its "sell by" date. In Fisher v. University of Texas, the court can strike a blow for good racial relations as well.
"Diversity" worship undermines the upper echelons of American higher education. It's individualism that our colleges and universities should be seeking.
The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday morning in a highly watched, controversial affirmative action case that could forever change race-based college admissions and may reverberate far beyond the campus.
Supreme Court justices sharply questioned the University of Texas' use of race in college admissions Wednesday in a case that could lead to new limits on affirmative action.
Supreme Court justices sharply questioned the University of Texas' use of race in college admissions Wednesday, hearing arguments in a case that could lead to new limits on affirmative-action policies in higher education and elsewhere.
For the first time in nearly a decade, the issue of race as a factor in college admissions comes before the Supreme Court on Wednesday, thrusting affirmative action back into the national spotlight.
The Obama administration Monday threw its support behind the University of Texas' use of race in its admissions policies, asking the Supreme Court not to interfere with the consideration of racial preferences in college admissions.
For the first time in nearly a decade, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said it once again will tackle the sticky issue of race as a factor in college admissions.