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5 Takeaways from Affirmative-Action Ruling

[Politico] The Supreme Court’s decision upholding Michigan’s affirmative-action ban was far from a shock, but it generated considerable strife on the high court, producing five different opinions in which the justices traded charges and countercharges on the polarizing issues at stake. Tuesday’s splintered, 6-2, ruling Read More

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Appeals Court Rehears Texas Race-Admissions Case

CHRIS TOMLINSON, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court asked lawyers for the University of Texas on Wednesday to explain how they would decide when affirmative action for minority students is no longer necessary as it considered a lawsuit seeking to eliminate Read More