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Texas Affirmative Action

Federal Appeals Court Rehears Texas Affirmative Action Case

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court asked lawyers for the University of Texas on Wednesday to explain how they would decide when affirmativ...

Another Round For Affirmative Action Case

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 11.13.2013 | College

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A white woman who claims the University of Texas improperly denied her admission because of race will get a second hearing befo...

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court Looked Better For Affirmative Action Foes

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Chief Justice John Roberts may have switched his vote to join the Supreme Court's liberals in last term's blockbuster health care case, ...

You Decide: Fisher vs. University of Texas

Posted 10.10.2012 | College

The Supreme Court takes up Fisher vs. The University of Texas at Austin today, in a potentially landmark case that could limit or eliminate affirmativ...

Supreme Court Takes Up Affirmative Action Case

Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

By MARK SHERMAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is taking up a challenge to a University of Texas program that considers race in...

Gene Demby

White House, Civil Rights Lawyers Weigh In On Big Racial Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Gene Demby | Posted 08.14.2012 | Black Voices

For Cris Rubio, there wasn't much suspense about what came after he graduated high school in 2003. Rubio had been second in his class for much of his...

Texas College Admission Policy May Leave Hispanics Out In The Cold

Posted 04.12.2012 | Latino Voices

Changes to college admission policy in Texas may be leaving some out - namely Hispanics, according to a study conducted by Princeton researchers Dr. A...

Mike Sacks

High Court Revisiting Flashpoint Issue

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Affirmative action is heading back to the Supreme Court, and this time its prospects for survival are poorer than ever. The Court ann...