DOJ, Free Speech Groups Want Harvard Bias Suit Public

Law360, Boston (April 6, 2018, 7:21 PM EDT) -- The Trump administration joined a group of First Amendment and free press advocates who asked a Massachusetts federal judge on Friday to keep summary judgment filings public in a long-running suit against Harvard University by an anti-affirmative action group claiming the Ivy League school discriminates against Asian-American applicants.

The U.S. Department of Justice, the New England First Amendment Coalition, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, the Massachusetts Newspaper Publishers Association, and newspaper owner GateHouse Media LLC submitted amicus briefs Friday asking U.S. District Judge Allison D. Burroughs not to grant Harvard's request to seal information about its admissions process...

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