Students for Fair Admissions, Inc., Petitioner v. University of North Carolina, et al.

  1. June 29, 2023

    Biden Says Expanding Supreme Court Would Be 'A Mistake'

    President Joe Biden on Thursday slammed the U.S. Supreme Court for departing from decades of precedent and progress with its decision striking down affirmative action, but said expanding the high court would be "a mistake" because it has the potential to become "so politicized in the future."

  2. June 29, 2023

    Harvard Ruling Ignores That 'Race Matters,' Court Liberals Say

    Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ketanji Brown Jackson on Thursday rued the court's "impotence" to confront the enduring effects of race in American society, attacking the majority's ruling that struck down affirmative action in higher education as a flawed, two-dimensional take from conservative justices that betrays precedent.

  3. June 29, 2023

    Top Court Strikes Down Affirmative Action In Higher Education

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down affirmative action admissions policies at Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, undoing decades of precedent in a ruling that will have wide-ranging implications for academia and a potentially broad swath of the workforce.

  4. January 02, 2023

    5 Cases Discrimination Lawyers Should Watch In 2023

    The U.S. Supreme Court will hand down decisions in closely watched cases on affirmative action in higher education and companies' ability to deny services to LGBTQ customers, plus trial is finally set to begin in a long-running sex bias class action against Goldman Sachs. Here, Law360 examines the battles that discrimination attorneys should have on their radar in the new year.

  5. November 04, 2022

    The Supreme Court's Week: By The Numbers

    This past week saw arguments in two highly anticipated cases over affirmative action at colleges and two more involving post-conviction relief for prisoners, as well as a protest that interrupted the justices' consideration of a tax case. Here, Law360 Pulse takes a data-driven dive into the week that was at the U.S. Supreme Court.

  6. October 31, 2022

    Key Moments From Justices' Affirmative Action Hearings

    Monday's marathon Supreme Court hearings on the fate of affirmative action touched on fundamental questions ranging from what it means to be an American, to more Supreme Court-focused concerns like potential implications for hiring clerks and the dearth of female high court advocates. Here, Law360 recaps the key moments from the most closely watched cases of the term.

  7. October 31, 2022

    High Court 'Counting The Years' Until Affirmative Action's End

    A handful of words in a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision could give the current high court an avenue to end the use of race in college admissions, experts told Law360 as they pointed to the justices' interest in affirmative action's purported sunset day.

  8. October 31, 2022

    Justices Seem Set To End Use Of Race In College Admissions

    The U.S. Supreme Court's conservative justices expressed doubt Monday that race should continue to be a factor in college admissions, hinting that they may overturn a decades-old precedent and steer schools toward "race-neutral" alternatives.

  9. October 28, 2022

    Meet The Attys Fighting High Court Affirmative Action Battle

    When the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Monday in two high-profile cases that could end affirmative action in the college admissions process, the justices will hear from the U.S. solicitor general, a WilmerHale legend, two of Justice Clarence Thomas' former law clerks — and a former air traffic controller.

  10. October 27, 2022

    Justices Hear Harvard Admissions Case Amid 1st Circ. Slump

    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Monday in a suit against Harvard University that could undo affirmative action in higher education and amid a yearslong track record of reversing First Circuit rulings that experts say highlights a stark partisan divide.