The Supreme Court ruled on the affirmative action case involving the University of Texas on Monday, sending the case back down to the lower court. The 7-1 decision avoided a major ruling on the matter of race as a factor in college ...
In a 7-1 decision today, the Supreme Court of the United States deferred an ultimate decision on the constitutionality of the University of Texas' affirmative action plan for college admissions. Justice Kennedy's opinion of the Court
... racial classifications and affirming the grant of summary judgment on that basis,” Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote for the court's majority. “The Court vacates that judgment, but fairness to the litigants and the courts that heard the case
The Supreme Court's majority ruling on affirmative action in the Fisher v. University of Texas case called for a stricter standard to be met when justifying affirmative action in an educational environment, but didn't go so far as to argue