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Supreme Court to decide on college affirmative action case

Supreme Court to decide on college affirmative action case

The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a University of Texas case for a second time to decide a constitutional challenge to affirmative action policies at colleges and universities. At issue is whether the university's policy of seeking to enroll more black and Latino students discriminated against a white student who was turned down for admission. Two years ago, the justices debated the Texas case for most of their term, but failed to issue a clear ruling. Instead, they sent the case back to a lower court to reconsider the university's policy, but it was upheld again. The court announced Monday it will hear the white student's appeal in Fisher vs. University of...

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