July 30, 2012
Texas Lawsuit Complicates Presidential Race
Candidates likely to face questions on affirmative action
Being rejected by the University of Texas at Austin has not kept Abigail Noel Fisher from having a big influence on the nation's affairs. Her lawsuit challenging Texas' race-conscious undergraduate admission policy has landed at the U.S. Supreme Court just in time to inject the politics of affirmative action into this year's presidential campaigns.
The court has set an August 6 deadline for the university's