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Latest Abigail Fisher Items
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.
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.
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.
The U.S. Supreme Court expressed its renewed interest in affirmative action by hearing arguments Wednesday in a University of Texas case involving a white female applicant named Abigail Fisher who says she was denied admission in 2008 because of a race-conscious policy.
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.
As the Supreme Court revisits the use of race in college admissions next week, critics of affirmative action are hopeful the justices will roll back the practice. A new report out Wednesday offers a big reason for their optimism: evidence from at least some of the nine states that don't use affirmative action that leading public universities can bring meaningful diversity to their campuses through race-neutral means.