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Demonstrators in front of the U.S. Supreme Court as two cases challenging affirmative action were being argued inside. Oct. 31, 2022. (Ariana Figueroa,

Affirmative action supporters rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court

BY: - October 31, 2022

WASHINGTON — The onset of rain did not deter students and supporters of affirmative action from protesting Monday morning outside the U.S. Supreme Court while justices considered two cases that could reshape the college admissions process. “It’s not a secret that if you eliminated race conscious policies, it would further diminish the number of students […]

Harvard University student Emma Oyakhine was among a crowd of demonstrators in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building Oct. 31, 2022, as the justices inside heard arguments in two cases challenging affirmative action policies. (Ariana Figueroa, States Newsroom)

U.S. Supreme Court justices cast doubt on affirmative action in college admissions

BY: - October 31, 2022

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority on Monday questioned the legality of race-conscious policies in college admissions, as the justices weighed two cases that could upend the admissions process many colleges use to try to boost diversity on campus.  At issue are two cases that challenge the lawfulness of affirmative action at Harvard […]