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Affirmative action on college campus

Affirmative action policies have made news headlines for decades. The most current of which is the Supreme Court case Fisher v. University of Texas. After bringing her case to the Supreme Court twice, Abigail Noel Fisher is the in midst of fighting the University once again. 701 more words

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Antonin Scalia: Donors Ask George Mason to Name Its Law School--from which Not One Graduate Served as His Law Clerk--for Scalia; Scalia Insulted Black People from the Dais of the Supreme Court and as a Law Professor

I will start this post with an illuminating quote from Reverend Thomas Merton’s book, “Seeds of Destruction (Letters to a White Liberal),” page 19-20:

We have been willing to grant the Negro rights on paper, even in the South.

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Politics

Nadia Prupis: With Justice Scalia Gone, What Now?

As Republicans gear up to obstruct nominee, what will become of cases on abortion, affirmative action, and climate change?

The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the leading conservative in the nation’s highest court, has set the stage for a contentious year-end term as lawmakers tussle over a replacement nomination and several high-profile cases hang in the balance. 1,128 more words

Opinion Leaders

A defense of UT's diversity

Students and faculty at the University of Texas are still stewing over last week’s comments by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia during the oral arguments for Fisher v. 876 more words

News

Fisher v. Texas Redux

Fisher v. University of Texas is in the news again. The case is before the Supreme Court again after having been vacated and remanded to the Fifth Circuit for reconsideration over two and a half years ago. 1,061 more words