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Summary: A new study from a UC Berkeley economics professor has found that admission rates for black students at the UCLA and UC Berkeley law schools dropped after the affirmative action ban was enacted in the state of California in…>read moreNo Comment August 13, 2014
Administrators from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock do not want reporters present when discussing new affirmative action policies at the law school, according to The Daily Caller. Michael Schwartz, the dean of the UALR Bowen School of Law,…>read moreNo Comment January 23, 2014
The Supreme Court has been skeptical about Affirmative Action for a long time. Now colleges have been limited in their use of affirmative programs that demonstrate racial preference. In their applicant acceptance process, before a college can use affirmative action, they…>read moreNo Comment June 24, 2013
Because of the structure of the Supreme Court, the majority of remaining decisions will be authored by conservatives. This prediction is derived from the fact that, first of all, conservative voting judges outnumber liberals 5 to 4; but also…>read moreNo Comment June 17, 2013
As the economic recession has left many law firms struggling to get by, many have made diversification less of a priority. Over the last 20 years, the number of minorities and women in the legal industry has continued to grow,…>read moreNo Comment May 28, 2013
It’s that wonderful time of year again! Flowers are blooming, young love is burgeoning, and the United States Supreme Court is preparing to make several hugely important rulings in the coming months. The Supreme Court’s spring is traditionally the time…>read more1 Comment May 6, 2013
A program at the University of Texas is being challenged by the Supreme Court because it considers race in some of its admissions to the school. The case in the Supreme Court could cause new limits for affirmative action at…>read more1 Comment October 11, 2012
Good morning everyone! Today is Wednesday, February 17, and here’s a look back at yesterday’s stories… Lincoln Fabrics will pay $4 million dollars to settle a lawsuit with the U.S. government… A couple wins a lawsuit against their former stockbroker……>read moreNo Comment February 17, 2010
The civil rights organization The Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary (known as BAMN) will file a lawsuit today challenging a California law that bans affirmative action in college…>read moreNo Comment February 16, 2010
A new study by the Minority Corporate Council Association says biglaw firms must do more to ensure that minority, female and LGBT attorneys have the same career opportunities as their white male counterparts. The study, entitled “Sustaining Pathways To Diversity:…>read moreNo Comment April 4, 2009
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