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Supreme Court to Re-hear Landmark Affirmative Action Case

The U.S. Supreme Court said this week it will re-hear a landmark affirmative action case, examining the constitutionality of the admissions policy of the University of Texas at Austin. The justices said they will hear for a second time the case of a white female, Abigail Fisher, who was denied admission to the University of Texas’ flagship Austin campus in 2008. She said this was due to school requirements aimed at ensuring diversity and the admission of minority students. Fisher took...

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