Study: Affirmative Action Does Not Hurt Graduation Rates and Post-Graduation Success

The following is text from a press release issued by William Kidder of UC Riverside on April 1, 2014. A new critique of the 2012 book “Mismatch” by Richard Sander and Stuart Taylor, Jr. calls into question the validity of the book’s conclusion that affirmative action causes more harm than good. “Based upon a sweep of … Continue reading Study: Affirmative Action Does Not Hurt Graduation Rates and Post-Graduation Success

EJS, Civil Rights Advocates, Urge Calif. Supreme Court to Protect Privacy of Bar Exam Takers

The Equal Justice Society, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area, and Asian Pacific American Legal Center filed an amicus brief (PDF) last week urging the Supreme Court of California to protect the privacy of State Bar exam takers by safeguarding the personal and confidential information they submit to the Bar. … Continue reading EJS, Civil Rights Advocates, Urge Calif. Supreme Court to Protect Privacy of Bar Exam Takers

California Court Issues Preliminary Ruling in Favor of Bar Applicants’ Private Data, Denying Prof. Sander’s Request

A California Superior Court judge on March 24 issued a preliminary ruling (download PDF) denying Professor Richard Sander’s request for access to bar applicants’ private data from the State Bar of California. Prof. Sander’s lawsuit attempted to compel the State Bar to release information regarding applicants’ race, GPA, and bar exam scores in order to … Continue reading California Court Issues Preliminary Ruling in Favor of Bar Applicants’ Private Data, Denying Prof. Sander’s Request