Supreme Court upholds affirmative action program at Texas college
JUNE 23, 2016
From The Hill:
“It means that universities can continue to make diversity and inclusion central goals of their admissions processes, and means our college campuses will continue to be places where young adults of all backgrounds can learn from each other,” Clinton said in a statement.
The justices appeared closely divided when oral arguments were heard in January. Justice Elena Kagan’s recusal from the case had court watchers expecting a 4-4 tie, but Justice Antonin Scalia’s unexpected death a month later left just seven justices to decide the case.