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June 29, 2023
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday effectively struck down the ability of public and private universities to include affirmative action in admissions decisions. The opinion reverses longstanding precedent that allowed universities some leeway to consider an applicant’s race as a way to better
February 9, 2023
A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision has shaken the public’s belief in the court’s legitimacy, political scientist James L. Gibson explains on the latest episode of “Common Law,” a podcast of the University of Virginia School of Law.