Monday, June 10, 2013

Supreme Court agrees to hear Michigan affirmative action case

March 25, 2013, 7:56 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court will hear Michigan’s appeal of a surprising ruling that struck down its voters’ ban on giving “preferential treatment” to students based on their race, weighing the emotionally tense issue of affirmative action for the second time in a year.
The Michigan measure is nearly identical to the California proposition that in 1996 abolished race-based affirmative action policies for admission to the state’s colleges and universities.

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