Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Post Profile

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 [...]
read more


Supreme Court Sends Texas Affirmative Action Case To Lower Court

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (last year)

In a 7-1 decision, the Supreme Court has reversed a ruling that upheld the University of Texas at Austin's affirmative action program, sending the case back to an appeals court. Justice Kennedy wrote the opinion, finding that the Fi... Read Post

It’s Official: Citizens United Case Helped Elect More Republicans

US Politics / Liberal : Alan Colmes' Liberaland (2 hours ago)

A new study shows that the Citizens United Supreme Court case resulted in more Republicans than Democrats getting elected. The advantage isn’t large, but it is statistically significant: The researchers found the ruling, in Citizens... Read Post

Stephen Menendian: The Future of Affirmative Action: Justice Kennedy Is the Key

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (2 years ago)

It seems likely that the Court in Fisher, in a 5-3 decision (since Kagan will not have a vote), will strike down the use of race in admissions currently employed by the University of Texas for failing the narrowly tailoring requirem... Read Post

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC