High Court Opens Door For More Affirmative Action Suits
Law360, Houston (June 24, 2013, 10:23 PM EDT) -- In light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Monday decision in Fisher v. University of Texas, public universities could face a new wave of affirmative action litigation unless they give renewed consideration to race-neutral admissions policies, experts say.
Although the high court stopped short of invalidating the University of Texas’ consideration of race as a component of its admissions policy, the court demanded a closer look at the university’s methods for achieving student diversity, which should serve as a warning shot to colleges across the country, according to constitutional law practitioners.
Nate Adams, a partner with Holland & Knight LLP’s appellate practice...
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