Appeals court rules that Michigan's voter-approved ban is unconstitutional because it limits equal access to the political process.
Report charging that UCLA considers race in admissions infuriates minority student groups, and illustrates how affirmative action debates can divide a campus, even one required to be race-neutral.
Richard D. Kahlenberg questions the rationale for the University of Texas defense of affirmative action.
Hundreds of people gather on Supreme Court steps to demonstrate their support for the University of Texas and affirmative action.
During oral arguments before Supreme Court, University of Texas faces skepticism from justices whose votes it needs to preserve consideration of race and ethnicity in admissions.
A report out today argues that class-based college admissions policies would be an effective replacement for race-based affirmative action, which is at stake in an upcoming Supreme Court case.
With key Supreme Court case in the offing, social scientists defend college admissions policies that consider race.
New studies question assumptions of those who defend the consideration of race and ethnicity in admissions.
Scholars, colleges and higher ed associations file dozens of briefs with U.S. Supreme Court, hoping to preserve the right to consider race and ethnicity in admissions decisions.
Critics and defenders of affirmative action analyze coming battle at Supreme Court. Key questions: How broad will ruling be? How will Justice Kennedy vote? How will heightened attention affect race relations on campus?
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