University Admissions Under Scrutiny in U.S. Supreme Court


Race-based school admissions at the University of Texas-Austin - a program designed to ensure "classroom diversity" rather than student body diversity generally - is the latest in a long line of constitutional race-based government programs that have fallen under court scrutiny. The Supreme Court of the United States hears oral arguments this week in what legal analysts believe will be a landmark decision. Southeastern Legal Foundation, participating as amicus in the appeal (Fisher v. UT-Austin, et al.), points out the fallacies of "trendy" programs that stretch the constitutional limits against racial distinctions by governments in the following article published on Oct. 8, 2012 in The Daily Report, Georgia's daily legal newspaper.

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