Supreme Court restricts race-based affirmative action in college admissions

Jun 29, 2023 View Original Article
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58% : It was 45 years ago that the court first approved the limited use of affirmative action in college admissions decisions, citing the importance of filling U.S. campuses with students from varied backgrounds.
58% : Next "How Supreme Court ruled on affirmative action in the past filed under: affirmative action, US Supreme Court Related Stories Latest Articles
54% :Activists demonstrate Oct. 31 as the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on a pair of cases to decide the future of affirmative action in college admissions.
54% : He held out the possibility that argument could be considered in a future case, "in light of the potentially distinct interests that military academies may present."Thomas, who for decades was in the minority as the court upheld versions of affirmative action policies, took the unusual step of reading from his concurring opinion immediately after Roberts read the majority's decision.
53% : But in his concurring opinion, Justice Clarence Thomas, a longtime opponent of affirmative action, wrote: "The Court's opinion rightly makes clear that Grutter is, for all intents and purposes, overruled.
51% : Thomas, the second Black justice, countered that he felt affirmative action made his diploma from Yale Law practically worthless; he has been a fierce opponent of racial preferences in his three decades on the court.
51% : Email AddressSend questions/comments to the editors." PreviousBiden 'strongly disagrees' with high court ruling striking down affirmative action in admissions
50% : Five of the nine justices had never cast a vote on the issue before this term, although some - notably Thomas and Sotomayor - have said affirmative action played a dramatic role in their lives.
42% : The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down affirmative action in college admissions, declaring race cannot be a factor and forcing institutions of higher education to look for new ways to achieve diverse student bodies.
34% : Related Headlines Man with Maine ties helps lead charge against Harvard's admissions policy How Supreme Court ruled on affirmative action in the past Biden 'strongly disagrees' with high court ruling striking down affirmative action in admissionsInvalid username/password.

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