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Sunday Dialogue: Using Race in Admissions

Saturday, October 6, 2012

To the Editor:

The Supreme Court will hear arguments this month in a case with the potential to end the use of race as a factor in college admissions (Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin). Conservatives are eager for a sweeping ruling accomplishing just that. But their zeal betrays longstanding conservative values about states’ rights and the role of the courts. And the country is not exactly clamoring for the change they seek.

Read the full article in The New York Times.