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    Supreme Court to Revisit Affirmative Action

    WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 28:  A general view of the U.S. Supreme Court on June 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is expected to rule on the constitutionality of the sweeping health care law championed by President Barack Obama.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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    The Supreme Court will revisit an issue next month that will no doubt spark heated discussion: affirmative action. The case being brought before the justices concerns a white student who claims she was denied admission to the University of Texas because she is white. The university has a policy of automatically admitting students in the top 10 percent of their high school classes, with race being a "plus factor" in admission. The question: when 9 out of 10 minority students at the school are there because of automatic admission, is affirmative action necessary? Stay tuned!

    Read it at Los Angeles Times