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Curt A. Levey, president of the Committee for Justice, a conservative advocacy group focused on the federal judiciary, helped challenge the University of Michigan’s race-conscious admission policies in his former capacity as director of legal and public affairs for the Center for Individual Rights. He says whether colleges will be able to defend their policies "depends on whether the courts want to look at what colleges say they are doing or what is actually going on..."

The long wait is over. After months of deliberation, the U.S. Supreme Court has vacated a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit that had upheld the race-conscious admissions policy at the University of Texas at Austin. We asked experts to weigh in on this important decision and what it means for race-conscious admissions at colleges across the country...

Nearly four years after leaving the presidency of the University of Michigan, Lee C. Bollinger is again under fire from critics of its race-conscious admissions policies. What has put him once more in the cross hairs of conservatives is a decision by...

Colleges' cautious reaction to the Supreme Court's affirmative-action decisions may have snatched defeat from the jaws of victory. Issues in...

An advocacy group that has led the legal assault against race-conscious college admissions is hoping to use a longstanding lawsuit against the University of Washington School of Law to further limit the...

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A new software program promises to help colleges maintain diversity in admissions in a way that complies with last year's Supreme Court rulings, which allow limited use of race as long as colleges steer clear of quotas or extra points for minority...

Three organizations opposed to affirmative action in college admissions have mounted efforts to force selective colleges throughout the nation to disclose exactly how much weight they give to the race and ethnicity of applicants. The U.S. Supreme Court...

Supreme Court rulings confuse colleges and may imperil scholarships based on race...

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