Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action

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Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action Ban

Michigan ban stands in 6-2 decision

(Newser) - The Supreme Court today upheld Michigan's ban on affirmative action in public college admissions and state hiring, in a decisive 6-2 decision. Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor were the only dissenting votes, with Elena Kagan having recused herself, Politico reports. The case revolved around a 2006 ballot measure,... More »

Liberals Should Lose This Affirmative Action Case

Our fairness problem is more about class, not race: Emily Bazelon

(Newser) - The Supreme Court has another high-profile affirmative action case on the docket this year, and it likely won't fare well with the court's conservative majority. But liberals shouldn't fret, writes Emily Bazelon at Slate , because this is actually the right decision in the march toward equal-opportunity education.... More »

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