Affirmative Action

Supreme Court Will Re-Hear UT-Austin Affirmative Action CaseThe Supreme Court says it will dive back into the fight over the use of race in admissions at the University of Texas.
Appeals Court Won't Reconsider Ruling In UT Affirmative Action CaseA federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a recent decision that upheld the use of race in University of Texas undergraduate admissions.
Woman Appeals Ruling On Texas Affirmative ActionAttorneys for a woman is renewing her appeal of a federal appeals court ruling that upheld the use of race in University of Texas undergraduate admissions.
High Court Sends Back Texas Race-Based PlanThe Supreme Court has sent a case on race-based college admissions back for another look. The decision leaves many of questions about the use of race in college admissions.
Opinion: Binders Full Of Women Is Only Tip Of Romney Anti-Women IcebergRomney is lucky that people grabbed on to the "binders full of women" comment because his comment about giving his female Chief of Staff flex time so she could go home and cook dinner was mostly over looked.
CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court NomineesWith four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.
High Court Takes Up UT Affirmative Action PlanThe Supreme Court is taking up a challenge to a University of Texas program that considers race in some college admissions. The case could produce new limits on affirmative action at universities, or roll it back entirely.
Supreme Court To Consider Affirmative Action Policy At UT AustinSix decades after Heman Sweatt made history as the first black law student at UT Austin, his descendants in Dallas are watching the Supreme Court closely for another landmark decision.
Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To FollowThe 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.
NABC Files Brief Backing Affirmative Action CaseThe National Association of Basketball Coaches has chimed in on a U.S. Supreme Court case focusing on whether universities can consider race when deciding who can enroll.
Justice Dept.: UT Affirmative Action Policy LegalThe Obama administration on Monday threw its support behind the University of Texas' use of race as a standard in its admissions policies, asking the Supreme Court not to interfere with the consideration of racial preferences in college admissions.
Opinion: Republicans Bring Back Politics Of Racial DivisionIn 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.