Saturday, April 4, 2020

Tag: abigail fisher

Is Ending Affirmative Action the Real Objective...

The New York Times reported Tuesday that the Justice Department’s civil rights division is preparing to sue universities for using affirmative action to practice...

Justice Scalia’s Death Is a Blow to...

The recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, and the prospect of President Obama nominating another jurist to replace him soon, has thrown...

Why Abby Fisher and Justice Scalia Need...

On December 9, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States again heard oral arguments in the Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin...

Black Students at University of Texas at...

The hashtag #StayMadAbby has exploded on Twitter, with hundreds of tweets by Black students from the University of Texas at Austin posting graduation pictures,...

Columbia University President Urges Supreme Court to...

As the Supreme Court considers another challenge to affirmative action, Lee C. Bollinger, Columbia University president, has penned an essay in Time magazine urging...

Supreme Court Considers Case That May End...

The Supreme Court has recently tackled voting rights and fair housing laws. The latest hot-button issue the judges are getting ready to address is affirmative...

Federal Appeals Court Rules University of Texas...

Supporters of affirmative action got a lift Tuesday from a federal appeals court, which put a stamp on the University of Texas' long and winding...

Supreme Court Sends Affirmative Action Case Back...

The U.S. Supreme Court today disappointed opponents of affirmative action looking for a resounding rejection of the controversial policy as it issued a 7-1...

Affirmative Action’s Uncertain Future

It was retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor who first predicted the demise of affirmative action in 2003. Writing for the majority in a...

Melissa Harris-Perry Breaks Down Affirmative Action for...

As the nation's affirmative action wars heat up once again as the U.S. Supreme Court considers a case involving the University of Texas, MSNBC...