The policy shift would give schools and universities the federal government's blessing to take a race-neutral approach to the students they consider for admission.
A new report shows little change in freshman enrollment disparities, despite decades of affirmative action.
The top court ruled 4-3 Thursday morning that particular considerations of race in the University of Texas admissions process are constitutional.
The political pundit believes the tech company is not suppressing any political viewpoints, but he sees some troubling signs with the movement he loves.
In addition to causing stalemates on cases in progress, the justice's passing is likely to unleash a pitched battle to name his successor and generate a key issue in the fight for the presidency. Updated
The conservative Supreme Court justice holds the key to their fate in a case with blockbuster potential.
Justice Antonin Scalia earned his stripes as the court’s loosest cannon for his remarks on Obamacare and same-sex marriage, while Justice Clarence Thomas was honored for making it through his ninth year without asking a single question during oral arguments.
If onetime University of Texas aspirant Abigail Fisher prevails on all of her claims, the last tepid vestiges of race-conscious affirmative action will end at public colleges and universities throughout the land.
A book on the U.S. Supreme Court justice reveals the bruising backstory to the Texas affirmative action case set to be heard again this fall.