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U-M Law Students Rally To Support Affirmative Action

The U.S. Supreme Curt heard verbal arguments Wednesday in the case of Fisher v. the University of Texas at Austin, where affirmative action is still used in admissions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2012

ACA supporters and protesters in front of the Supreme Court (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To Follow

The Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, D.C., and after the stunt Chief Justice John Roberts pulled three months ago with the Obamacare ruling, I would prefer it was Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson coming into town instead.

10/02/2012

Mitt Romney accepting Donald Trump's endorsement (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Bring Back Politics Of Racial Division

In 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama’s election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.

08/08/2012

The Justices of the US Supreme Court sit for their official photograph on October 8, 2010 at the Supreme Court in Washington, DC. (Credit: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Takes New Look At Affirmative Action

The U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday it will return to the issue of affirmative action in higher education for the first time since its 2003 decision endorsing the use of race as a factor in admissions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2012

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Federal Court Will Look At Michigan’s Ban On Affirmative Action In Gov’t Hiring And School Admissions

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati said that a majority of judges agreed to take the case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2011

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AG: ‘Nutty’ Affirmative Action Case Will Be Fought

Calling it a “nutty” decision, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said he’ll meet a Friday deadline to ask an entire appeals court to overturn a ruling that struck down the state’s ban on affirmative action in college admissions and government hiring.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2011

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