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Federal Appeals Court Rehears Texas Affirmative Action Case

A federal appeals court asked lawyers for the University of Texas on Wednesday to explain how they would decide when affirmative action for minority students is no longer necessary as it considered a lawsuit seeking to eliminate the school’s current policy.

11/13/2013

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University President: Affirmative Action Ruling Will Have ‘No Impact’ On Admissions Policy

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action in higher education will have “no impact” on the University of Texas’ admissions policy, school president Bill Powers said Monday, noting UT will continue to use race as a factor in some cases.

06/24/2013

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