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Tag Results for "Affirmative Action"

So What Did We Learn About the Roberts Court?

The current session of the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) has ended with a great deal of disappointment and joy, depending upon whose side you are on. I’m disappointed. But then again, it’s not the first time I have been disappointed in this institution. After all, they are lawyers! continue reading »

JUST IN: Supreme Court Makes NO Decision on Affirmative Action, Sends Case Back to Lower Court

The Supreme Court will not make a decision on the affirmative action case of Fisher v. University of Texas instead it will send the case back to the lower court. continue reading »

The Supreme Court Decisions That Didn’t Come… Yet

Mark your calendar, today will go down in history as the day that nothing significant happened. All bets were that it wouldn’t be that way. In fact at approximately 8:59:55 this morning I held my breath. Then, nothing. continue reading »

POLL:  Support for Continuing Affirmative Action at Record Low

A new poll by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal shows record low support for the continuation of Affirmative Action. This poll comes at a time when the Supreme Court is debating the issue. continue reading »

Report: Affirmative Action Ban in California Is Detrimental to Campus Diversity

The Civil Rights Project published important new data on the way in which California’s ban on affirmative action harms the University of California in comparison to the University of Texas, which still has affirmative action, in terms of both the climate on campus for nonwhite students and the lack of success in recruiting top-ranked applicants of color. continue reading »

U.S. Supreme Court:  Affirmative Action Gets a Hearing

In an argument to be heard next week by the U.S. Supreme Court, Abigail Fisher argues the University of Texas turned her down because she is white. continue reading »

UC Berkeley College Republicans Hold Racist Bake Sale to Oppose Affirmative Action-Like Bill

A bake sale at UC Berkeley has many shaking their heads at a group that claims their racist sale is in protest to an Affirmative Action-like bill currently on the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown. continue reading »

Affirmative Action Bans Have Consequences

As an increasing number of states are banning affirmative action in their institutes of higher education, researchers warn of the negative outcome. It is said that the ban would result in fewer black and Latino students being accepted into the best schools continue reading »