That is a far cry from impermissible racial balancing." The University of Texas filed a brief last week that argued that race was a minor factor. Fisher’s GPA of 3.56 and SAT score of 1180 would not have gained her acceptance in the competitive 2008.
Oriana Tang, SY '19, unpacks the history of the Asian American student in this country, and how it colors today's larger affirmative action debate.
It was the second time, in two years, that affirmative action (via the Fisher v University of Texas at Austin I and II cases) survived SCOTUS. And after the cases of Abigail Fisher (the daughter of ... his name as an alleged advocate for Asian.
Bakke's case reached the Court in 1978; Harvard filed an amicus brief in support of Davis's minority admissions program around that time. ... University of Texas at Austin. In Fisher v . Texas , Blum sought out Abigail Fisher , the daughter of a former.
A group of current and prospective Harvard College students have filed an amicus brief in support of Harvard's race-conscious affirmative action policies in an ongoing lawsuit between Harvard and anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair.
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UC statement on US Supreme Court decision in Fisher v . University of Texas case University of California.
Bakke 1978, Hopwood v. Texas 1996, Grutter v. Bollinger 2003, and Fisher v . University of Texas 2013. Many of these cases had amicus briefs , or supporting legal arguments, filed by organizations supporting Asian-Americans who asserted that they also .
Holding: The race-conscious admissions program in use by the University of Texas at Austin when Abigail Fisher applied to the school in 2008 is lawful under the Equal Protection Clause. Judgment: Affirmed, 4-3, in an opinion by Justice Kennedy on June.
Over 200 law professors and clinicians signed the brief filed in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals by Fatma Marouf, a Harvard Law School alumna and Director of the Immigration Law Clinic at Texas A&M; University School of Law. The brief is the second .