Supreme Court Will Hear Case On Affirmative Action At Colleges

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USA TODAYSupreme Court will hear case on affirmative action at collegesLos Angeles TimesBy David G. Savage Washington The Supreme Court cast doubt Tuesday on the future of affirmative action at the nation's colleges and universities, agreeing to hear an appeal from a white student in Texas who seeks an end to "racial preferences" in ...Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Affirmative Action CaseNew York TimesHigh Court to Hear College Affirmative-Action CaseWall Street JournalHigh court to take new look at affirmative actionUSA TODAYCNN International -Washington Post -BusinessWeekall 168 news articles »

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