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Federal Appeals Court Rules Michigan Ban on Affirmative Action Unconstitutional

A Michigan law banning affirmative action in admissions to public colleges has been ruled unconstitutional in a federal appeals court.  The sharply divided court found that banning the controversial practice places an unfair burden on minorities, violating the US constitution’s…

Supreme Court to rule on University of Texas affirmative action policy

The Jurist The US Supreme Court granted certiorari Tuesday in Fisher v. University of Texas  to determine whether the court’s decisions interpreting the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, including Grutter v. Bollinger, permit the… [full story] Tweet