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It's More Than Diversity: Why Affirmative Action is Still Needed Today

This fall the United StatesSupreme Court will yet again hear arguments on the controversial case, Fisher v. University of Texas, regarding the legality of affirmative action polices in college admissions. 829 more words

Enough is enough: Fisher v. University of Texas

How many bites does Abigail Fisher get at this apple? Fisher was an applicant who sued the University of Texas at Austin in 2008 after she was denied admission both on the automatic admissions policy (the Percentage Plan) and by the holistic review process. 536 more words

Higher Education

Fisher v. The University of Texas 2.0

By Cara L. Gallagher, weekend contributor Abigail Fisher and her eponymous affirmative action case headed to the SCOTUS last week, again. The question we’re all wondering with this news is: If the Court takes this case, are affirmative action policies in college admissions dead? 16 more words

Legal News

Fisher v. UT and the Insider Baseball of College Admissions

Guest post by Michael A. Olivas, discussing the case of Fisher v. University of Texas.

In several important respects, Fisher v. University of Texas… 1,917 more words

Current Affairs

University of Michigan's Minority Enrollment Plummeted After Banning Affirmative Action

The University of Michigan has long held a belief that diversity in the student population is a key component to advanced learning and prides itself on its… 1,309 more words

Politics

Affirmative Action back in Supreme Court crosshairs

Today, the conservative leaning Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a new affirmative action case out of Michigan. Nearly a decade ago, a more balanced court ruled in… 645 more words

News

Full Circle On Fisher

On Wednesday, September 11th, the College & University Law Section sponsored “Diversity in Higher Education: The Legal Landscape after Fisher v. University of Texas,” a discussion of compliance and strategic planning issues for academic institutions.  360 more words