Tag Archives: equal protection

Justices give school another shot in affirmative action case

WASHINGTON — Giving the University of Texas at Austin another chance to prove that its affirmative action program passes constitutional muster, the U.S Supreme Court held today that schools must prove that admissions policies considering race among other factors must ...

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Can age discrimination claim proceed under §1983?

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether state and local government employees can avoid the limitations of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act by bringing age discrimination claims directly under the Equal Protection Clause and §1983.

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