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Supreme Court to Revisit Affirmative Action

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!

September 28, 2012 6:42 AM