Below are documents entered as evidence in a federal trial in Boston that involves Harvard University. A plaintiff called Students for Fair Admissions contends that Harvard discriminates against Asian Americans. The university denies the allegation. The trial began Oct. 15 and is expected to last three weeks. These documents include:

  • Correspondence between Harvard and the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights.
  • Internal guidance from Harvard for alumni interviewers and readers of applications. 
  • Information about the Harvard application process.
  • Correspondence in 2011 between Harvard and the parent of an applicant who was denied admission.