The Roberts Court surprised many on Thursday by upholding an important provision of the Fair Housing Act, with Justice Anthony Kennedy emerging as an important voice for civil rights jurisprudence.
The lawsuits argue race-based admissions policies at Harvard University and the University of North Carolina improperly discriminate against whites and Asian Americans.
The Supreme Court has another chance to strike a fatal blow to affirmative action policies.
The Supreme Court didn’t kill off the University of Texas’ admissions policy in Fisher v. Texas, but that doesn’t mean the case should be seen as a win. In a sense, the decision is a punt.
At the center of recent legal and legislative battles is the question of how to determine the exact moment when everyone truly has equal opportunities.