Supreme Court takes up affirmative action in college admissions - Portland Press Herald

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59% :filed under: affirmative action, u.s. supreme court Related Stories Latest Articles
55% : People rally outside the Supreme Court as the court begins to hear oral arguments in two cases that could decide the future of affirmative action in college admissions, Monday, Oct. 31, 2022, in Washington.
55% : In 2020, California voters easily rejected a ballot measure to bring back affirmative action.
53% : Justice Samuel Alito likened affirmative action to a race in which a minority applicant gets to "start five yards closer to the finish line."
52% : Members of the Supreme Court's conservative majority are questioning the continued use of affirmative action in higher education in lengthy arguments Monday in which the justices are wrestling with difficult questions of race.
52% : At another point he said: "Tell me what the educational benefits are?"Justice Amy Coney Barrett, another conservative, pointed to one of the court's previous affirmative action cases and said it anticipated an end to the use of affirmative action, saying it was "dangerous, and it has to have an end point."
40% : During arguments in the first of two cases, the court sounded split along ideological lines on the issue of affirmative action.

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