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Supreme Court: How to Do Our Dirty Work Against Affirmative Action

Larry Bodine | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
Larry Bodine

The Supreme Court issued a cynical opinion in its ruling against affirmative action in Fisher v. Texas. Telling the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to use this approach against the program, which has been operating for nine years, was like winking and saying "you know what to do."

The Supreme Court and Affirmative Action: Why Now?

Eric Segall | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics
Eric Segall

Let's hope that next week the Court looks back 40 years and follows the law as set forth in Defunis instead of reaching out unnecessarily to accomplish a political goal at least four of the Justices (and likely five) hold deeply -- to end affirmative action as we know it.