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Supreme Court Poses Tough Questions in Affirmative Action Case

Supreme Court Poses Tough Questions in Affirmative Action Case

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — At the Supreme Court Wednesday, the conservative justices had questions for a lawyer defending the University of Texas’ plan that takes race into consideration in the admissions process.One of their main conc…

Supreme Court to Hear Pivotal Affirmative Action Case

Supreme Court to Hear Pivotal Affirmative Action Case

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Supporters of affirmative action fear that the Supreme Court could curtail or further restrict the use of race-conscious admissions policies at public universities.On Wednesday, all eyes will be on Justice Anthony Ken…

Supreme Court Faces Affirmative Action and Gay Marriage

Supreme Court Faces Affirmative Action and Gay Marriage

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — For anyone fearing that this Supreme Court term might lack the drama of the last one: fear not.On Monday, for the first time since delivering the explosive health care decision last spring, the justices will take t…

Supreme Court Faces Affirmative Action and Gay Marriage

Supreme Court Faces Affirmative Action and Gay Marriage

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — On Monday, for the first time since delivering the explosive health care decision last spring, the justices will take the bench and officially begin a new term. On the docket is a major case regarding affirmative a…

Supreme Court to Take Up Controversial Affirmative Action Case

Supreme Court to Take Up Controversial Affirmative Action Case

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court has announced it will take up another hot button social issue on its docket: affirmative action. On Tuesday, the Court agreed to hear a case brought by Abigail Fisher, a white student who says she…

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