byon Jun 25, 2013 8:35AM
Wait, what exactly did they decide? Our resident constitutional law prof breaks it down.
byon Oct 11, 2012 10:37AM
With the policy narrowed to one promoting diversity rather than fostering equity, the Court now wants to know how its success can possibly be measured.
byon Oct 9, 2012 9:21AM
The Supreme Court has been closing the door on affirmative action since 1978. This week, justices hear the case that many believe will finally slam it shut.
byon Feb 22, 2012 10:40AM
The Roberts court is uniquely hostile to affirmative action. And now that it has agreed to review a challenge to the University of Texas's admissions program, all bets may be off for affirmative action in higher education.
Topics: Schools & Youth
byon Jan 9, 2012 8:58AM
As the Supreme Court prepares to take on a slate of big, history-shaping cases, the most weighty question is which justices will--or won't--get to decide the outcome. Victor Goode explains the ethics fight that's not going away any time soon.
byon Oct 4, 2010 10:35AM
Immigration, prison overcrowding, prosecutorial overreaching and the culture wars are all on the docket.
byon Jul 31, 2007 12:00PM
It was hard not to think about the thousands of young Black and Latino men who wind up in the same predicament as these Duke students.
byon Jul 21, 2004 12:00PM
Victor Goode revisits the history of one of the linchpins of the civil rights movement and asks, what is Brown’s relevance for the next decade?
byon Mar 15, 2003 12:00PM
As a famous baseball player once said, "It’s déjà vu all over again." With the Supreme Court’s decision to hear the two University of Michigan affirmative action cases (Grutter v.