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Supreme Court may limit use of race in college admissions

Publié par Clifford Armion le 28/09/2012

Robert Barnes

AUSTIN — More than a half-century after the Supreme Court ordered the University of Texas to admit a black man to its law school, the sprawling live-oak-and-limestone campus is again the site of a monumental battle over the use of race in university admissions.
But this time the challenge comes from a white woman. Abigail Fisher says the color of her skin cost her a spot in the 2008 freshman class at the university she had longed to attend since she was a child.
Under the banner of racial diversity, Fisher contends, the UT admissions process — which considers race as a factor in choosing one-quarter of its students — unfairly favors African Americans and Hispanics at the expense of whites and Asian Americans.
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"Supreme Court may limit use of race in college admissions", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2012. Consulté le 25/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/supreme-court-may-limit-use-of-race-in-college-admissions