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YP4’14 Cortney Sanders Explains What’s At Stake in Fisher v. UT Austin

On Wednesday, December 9th, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Fisher v. UT Austin II, the second iteration of a landmark case on universities’ abilities to employ affirmative action policies…

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Supreme Court’s Schuette Decision Has Big Implications for Campus Composition and Climate

By Rayza Goldmsith ’11 Last Tuesday, the US Supreme Court upheld a 2006 Michigan constitutional amendment banning the use of affirmative action in public universities’ admissions decisions. As Justice Sotomayor…