Affirmative Action Under Scrutiny Again

Supreme Court to weigh Michigan ban on preferences in admissions, hiring.

, The National Law Journal


After dodging a bullet last term, supporters of affirmative action face another test at the U.S. Supreme Court on October 15 in a case that could launch a new state-by-state effort to eliminate programs that boost minority access to public universities and government contracts.

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  • ColorBlindJustice

    Hardworking, high-achieving minorities must be mortified.

  • canthearyou

    Curious that Kagan recused herself here, but declined to do so in the Obamacare case, where she had an even more inclusive role in its passage and overtly political push through Congress at the eleventh hour. Maybe her name should be hypocrite Kagan.

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