Raising the stakes for defenders of affirmative action is this development: Justice Elena Kagan has taken herself off the case, because she worked on the issue while serving in the Obama Justice Department. That takes a
MARK SHERMAN,AP WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is setting an election-season review of racial preference in college admissions, agreeing Tuesday to consider new limits on the contentious issue of affirmative action programs.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on the constitutionality of affirmative action in higher education for the first time in nearly a decade. In an announcement moments ago, the court said it would accept an appeal in a
The Supreme Court announced today that it will take up its first major affirmative action case since Grutter v. Bollinger. In Fisher v. Texas, a white student named Abigail Fisher said she was rejected by the University of Texas
WASHINGTON — Affirmative action is heading back to the Supreme Court, and this time its prospects for survival are poorer than ever. The Court announced on Tuesday that it has agreed to hear a challenge to the University