The Answer Sheet: Supreme Court


Posted at 04:03 AM ET, 06/26/2013

A setback for racial justice

What is the impact of the Supreme Court decision on affirmative action in college admissions?

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:03 AM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Supreme Court, Supreme Court college admissions ruling

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 06/24/2013

Reaction to Supreme Court ruling affirmative action in college admissions

The ruling involved a case against the University of Texas at Austin.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:17 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Not a Definitive Decision, Supreme Court

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 06/15/2013

Race vs. class in college admissions: A false dichotomy or not?

The Supreme Court will soon hand down its verdict in a case that challenges racial preferences in admissions at the University of Texas. Here's a look at the issues.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:31 AM ET, 06/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Admissions, Supreme Court, Supreme Court to Rule

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 05/10/2010

Yale and Harvard at the Supreme Court

If President Obama wins confirmation for Elena Kagan, his choice for the Supreme Court, it will mean that every justice on the court went to law school at Harvard or Yale. Does this matter? Should it?

By Valerie Strauss  |  02:55 PM ET, 05/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Harvard and Yale and supreme court, Ivy League and Supreme Court, Kagan and Harvard, Supreme Court justices and Harvard, Supreme Court nomination, elite and law school, justices who went to harvard