Friday, July 3, 2015

Should the Supreme Court outlaw race-conscious university admissions policies?

Should the Supreme Court outlaw race-conscious university admissions policies?
No, under earlier court ruling, race is allowed as one of many factors considered
Yes, as population becomes more diverse, race is less a concern
No, discrimination and lack of opportunity still hamper minorities
Yes, everyone should be judged by his achievements
Elsewhere on the site:
 
Too soon to end affirmative action


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