Supreme Court Weighs Constitutionality of Bans on Race-Conscious Admissions

Supreme Court Faces Harsh Decision on Race-Conscious Admissions Ban 2

Melanie Maxwell, The Ann Arbor News, Landov

U. of Michigan students rallied to promote diversity last week on the steps of Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library.

Having recently ruled on the legal limits of race-conscious college admissions, the U.S. Supreme Court is now weighing in on the constitutionality of efforts to ban public colleges from using them.

A case the court scheduled for oral arguments this week, Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, No. 12-682, examines the processes through which a host of