Tag Archives: Fisher v University of Texas at Austin

Supreme Court Sends Equal Opportunity Case Back to Lower Court

This was originally posted by Tyler Lewis on the blog of The Leadership Conference. The Equal Justice Society, the law firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at the University of California, Berkeley, filed an amicus brief in August 2012 on behalf of 13 of the […]
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Federal Appeals Court Rules Michigan’s Proposal 2 Unconstitutional

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on Nov 15 ruled that Michigan’s Proposal 2 was unconstitutional and a violation of the Equal Protection Clause. Proposal 2 was enacted in 2006 to ban race-conscious measures in education, public contracting, and public employment. Judge R. Guy Cole, Jr., authored the opinion for the Court. […]
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Federal Appeals Court Rules Michigan’s Proposal 2 Unconstitutional

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on Nov 15 ruled that Michigan’s Proposal 2 was unconstitutional and a violation of the Equal Protection Clause. Proposal 2 was enacted in 2006 to ban race-conscious measures in education, public contracting, and public employment. Judge R. Guy Cole, Jr., authored the opinion for the Court. […]
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Fisher v. Texas: What to Expect in Oral Argument

This is a guest blog post by Stephen Menendian, Assistant Director of the Haas institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at the University of California, Berkeley.  Fisher v. Texas is perhaps the most consequential case on the Supreme Court’s docket this year, and will determine whether the University  of Texas’ efforts to promote diversity and […]
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