Yesterday the Supreme Court agreed to revisit the issue of Affirmative Action in higher education admissions. The case in question is Fisher v. University of Texas (docket 11-345), which the court will hear in their next term.
The decision in this case could impact the future of college admissions. If you’re interested in reading up on the issues, check out:
- SCOTUSblog coverage of Fisher v. University of Texas
- 2003 Supreme Court opinion on Grutter v. Bollinger (539 U.S. 306) (majority opinion was authored by Sandra Day O’Connor)
- 1978 Supreme Court opinion on Regents of the University of California v. Bakke (438 U.S. 265)
- Resources in the Law Library collection on the topic of Affirmative Action: