Category Archives: Politics and the Law

Affirmative Action v. Race Considerations in Applications

With Fisher v. Texas remanded down to the Fifth Circuit, the constitutionality of Affirmative Action is still highly uncertain. That uncertainty isn’t likely to last for long, however, as Fisher itself could be appealed again. More likely is another University … Continue reading

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Filibusters: Do the Ends Justify the Means?

Today was a big day in politics across the nation. The Supreme Court struck down DOMA, in a move that is a huge step forward to LGBT rights, while simultaneously creating an even starker contrast between the haves and have-nots … Continue reading

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