Judge Rejects Challenge to California Ban on Affirmative Action

December 9, 2010

A federal judge on Wednesday rejected the latest in a series of lawsuits challenging the California referendum that bars public colleges and universities from considering race or ethnicity in admissions decisions, the Associated Press reported. The suit argued that the ban has led to declines in the enrollments of black and Latino students, but the judge noted that similar legal challenges already have been rejected.

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