Results related to “Supreme Court”
by Julianne Hing on October 16 2013, 2:03PM
The prospects for the pro-affirmative action plaintiffs in Tuesday’s Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action Supreme Court case were never terribly promising. And the oral arguments yesterday did little to challenge that notion.
by Julianne Hing on September 27 2013, 5:03PM
It’s the administration’s first guidance since the Supreme Court ruled on affirmative action this summer.
by Julianne Hing on June 24 2013, 3:25PM
Ginsburg alone said the Supreme Court was silly to settle for such a technical ruling when they had plenty of information to dispense with Fisher’s case right now.
by Julianne Hing on June 24 2013, 11:06AM
In short, the long, ugly fight over affirmative action will continue.
by Brentin Mock on March 28 2013, 3:46PM
Once again, with gay rights in the news, a black commentator tries to talk a fake debate into existence.
by Jamilah King on March 25 2013, 9:12AM
It is one thing to read the polls…but it is more important to read the constitution.”
by Jorge Rivas on March 21 2013, 11:14AM
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 80, survived two cancer diagnoses during her 20 years on the high court, and now hits the gym twice a week with her personal trainer to stay in shape.
by Brentin Mock on February 28 2013, 11:30AM
Yesterday’s Supreme Court hearing about Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act revealed a lot about how some of us deal with race in America. Here, five major takeaways straight from the courthouse.
by Brentin Mock on February 26 2013, 8:46AM
The Supreme Court will hear arguments this week in a case that could deeply gut the historic law. To understand where this is going, it’s crucial to know how we got here.
by Jorge Rivas on January 16 2013, 4:37PM
He resents affirmative action. She embraces affirmative action.
by Brentin Mock on November 14 2012, 9:54AM
The Voting Rights Act is, in some ways, living on borrowed time.
by Victor Goode on October 11 2012, 10:37AM
With the policy narrowed to one promoting diversity rather than fostering equity, the Court now wants to know how its success can possibly be measured.
by Julianne Hing on October 10 2012, 10:04AM
The core rationale for affirmative action has been lost in decades of legal wrangling over the policy.