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Supreme Court will take a second look at race based admissions case in Texas

The U.S. Supreme Court approved race-conscious college admissions, reaffirming a 25-year-old precedent and ensuring that hundreds of top universities can continue using affirmative action to bolster black and Hispanic enrolment.

A divided court upheld an affirmative action program at the University of Michigan’s law school while striking down a separate undergraduate policy. The decision was a rebuff to the Bush administration, which had called both programs a “quota.” Continue reading Supreme Court will take a second look at race based admissions case in Texas