Attys React To High Court's Affirmative Action Ruling

Law360, New York (June 24, 2013, 6:54 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court held Monday that the University of Texas at Austin had failed to prove its race-conscious admissions process satisfied strict constitutional standards. Here, attorneys weigh in with Law360 on the ruling's impact.

Nathan A. Adams, Holland & Knight LLP

"The practical effect of the Supreme Court's ruling in [Fisher v. University of Texas] will be to require universities to re-examine whether the means they have chosen to achieve the benefits of student body diversity is narrowly tailored. Likely, this will require articulating some threshold when the courts can recognize the objective is met, although not as a percentage...

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