Affirmative Action

Poll: Californians' Support for Affirmative Action on the Rise

by Julianne Hing on Sep 26, 2014 2:44PM

Affirmative action may not be political anathema after all.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth, Affirmative Action

Wanted: Disgruntled Asian-Americans to Attack Affirmative Action

by Julianne Hing on Apr 25, 2014 9:45AM

An anti-affirmative action crusader makes an appeal to Asian-Americans to sue colleges over their admissions policies.

Topics: Affirmative Action, Schools & Youth

Justice Sotomayor's Beautiful Schuette Dissent: 'Race Matters'

by Julianne Hing on Apr 23, 2014 12:23PM

As if you didn't already have enough reason to love this wise Latina.

Topics: /NOW, Affirmative Action, Schools & Youth

Supremes' 'Schuette' Ruling is Another Nail in the Affirmative Action Coffin

by Julianne Hing on Apr 22, 2014 2:29PM

The Supreme Court takes an extremely narrow, and willfully ignorant, approach to understanding how race operates in the U.S.

Topics: /NOW, Affirmative Action

Supreme Court Upholds Voter-Backed Affirmative Action Bans

by Julianne Hing on Apr 22, 2014 11:36AM

It's yet another blow to affirmative action.

Topics: /NOW, Affirmative Action, Schools & Youth

Appeals Court Rehears Key Affirmative Action Case Fisher v. Texas

by Julianne Hing on Nov 13, 2013 3:53PM

It's been a busy year for affirmative action.

Topics: /NOW, Affirmative Action

Affirmative Action Prospects Dim After Schuette

by Julianne Hing on Oct 16, 2013 2:03PM

The prospects for the pro-affirmative action plaintiffs in Tuesday's Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action Supreme Court case were never terribly promising. And the oral arguments yesterday did little to challenge that notion.

Topics: /NOW, Affirmative Action, Schools & Youth

Is Affirmative Action At Risk Again?

by Julianne Hing on Oct 15, 2013 7:00AM

The Supreme Court will hear arguments today for Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action. A primer for this highly technical--and important--case

Topics: Affirmative Action, Schools & Youth

Obama Administration Tells Colleges: Don't Be Afraid to Use Affirmative Action

by Julianne Hing on Sep 27, 2013 5:03PM

It's the administration's first guidance since the Supreme Court ruled on affirmative action this summer.

Topics: /NOW, Affirmative Action, Schools & Youth

The Affirmative Action Non-Ruling, Explained

by Victor Goode on Jun 25, 2013 8:35AM

Wait, what exactly did they decide? Our resident constitutional law prof breaks it down.

Topics: Affirmative Action, Schools & Youth