Affirmative Action Survives, and So Does the Debate

The Supreme Court upholds race-conscious admissions in principle, but not always as practiced

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The U.S. Supreme Court hardly ended the debate over race-conscious college admissions policies in its two landmark rulings last week involving the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. But the court did answer the big question before it—whether the...

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