Trump To Rescind Obama-Era Guidance On Affirmative ActionThe Trump administration is moving to rescind Obama-era guidance that encouraged schools to take a person's race into account to encourage diversity in admissions, a U.S. official said Tuesday.
Ruling Signals 'Yellow Light' On College Affirmative ActionIn upholding an affirmative action program at UT, the Supreme Court provided some reassurance to the minority of the nation's colleges that continue to consider an applicant's race in admissions.
Supreme Court Torn Over Texas Affirmative Action ProgramTorn as ever over race, the Supreme Court on Wednesday weighed whether it's time to end the use of race in college admissions nationwide or at least at the University of Texas.
Supreme Court Hears Texas Affirmative Action ChallengeAbigail Fisher has been out of college since 2012, but the justices' renewed interest in her case is a sign that the court's conservative majority is poised to cut back, or even end, affirmative action in higher education.
Supreme Court Revisits Texas Affirmative ActionThe Supreme Court is hearing arguments Wednesday for the second time in three years in the case of a white Texas woman who was rejected for admission at the University of Texas.
Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Abigail Fisher Case Again WednesdayThe court is hearing arguments Wednesday for the second time in three years in the case of a white Texas woman who was rejected for admission at the University of Texas.
Meaning Of 'One Person, One Vote' At Stake At Supreme CourtTexas was the big winner in the 2010 census when it picked up four congressional seats, due mainly to growth in its Hispanic population. A Supreme Court case being argued Tuesday threatens to diminish Latinos' clout and benefit white, rural voters.
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.