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The Future of Affirmative Action: Justice Kennedy is the Key

By Stephen Menendian, Senior Legal Researcher, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, The United States Supreme Court recently agreed to take up the case of Fisher v. University of Texas.  The case will once more put the issue of affirmative action squarely into national focus just eight years after the Court upheld the use [...]
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