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Court Likely To Uphold Michigan Measure On Race

The Supreme Court seemed prepared Tuesday to uphold a voter-approved ban on taking account of race in college admissions.

10/15/2013

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High Court Weighs Mich. Ban On Affirmative Action

After the Supreme Court ruled a decade ago that race could be a factor in college admissions in a Michigan case, affirmative action opponents persuaded the state’s voters to outlaw any consideration of race. Now, the high court is weighing whether that change to Michigan’s constitution is itself discriminatory.

10/14/2013