He was denied admission to the University of Texas. He claims it’s because he’s white. Pushed aside because of affirmative action. Now the Supreme Court will hear his challenge to the law designed to give minorities an equal footing in the United States. A 2003 challenge to affirmative action at the University of Michigan failed.
As my colleague Jamelle Bouie noted yesterday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear Fisher v. UT Austin, a challenge to the use of affirmative action for undergraduate admissions at the University of Texas. I wish I could make a case fo... Read Post
The court threw the case concerning whether the University of Texas violated the equal protection rights of some white applicants back to the lower court for further review. The court affirmed the use of race in the admissions proce... Read Post