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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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Did a state violate equal protection by amending its constitution to prohibit race- and sex-based discrimination or preferential treatment in public university admissions? See “High court to consider affirmative action case” Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, No. 12-682. ...

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Employers weigh in on affirmative action case

WASHINGTON – Colleges and universities aren’t the only ones closely watching the affirmative action case on the U.S. Supreme Court’s docket. Employers are also weighing in, saying that the decision could have a dramatic impact on their hiring practices and ...

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