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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...

A student at California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo sued university officials on Thursday for what he and his lawyers called a violation of his First Amendment right to free speech. Steven Hinkle, a senior, said that university...

In striking down racial-admissions preferences at the University of Michigan's liberal-arts college in Gratz v. Bollinger while upholding its law school's race-based policies in Grutter v. Bollinger, the court found campus diversity compelling enough to justify some consideration of race. But the court subjected race-based admissions to new limits in time and scope. Taken together, the twin decisions make it clear that race must be used in a "flexible, nonmechanical way" and cannot generally be a "decisive" factor. Instead, colleges must engage "in a highly individualized, holistic review of each applicant's file, giving serious consideration to all the ways an applicant might contribute to a diverse edu...

Colleges are not just up against a few rejected white applicants in the national debate over affirmative action on campuses. No, the forces aligned against them are much more formidable. The attacks on race-conscious admissions policies, which have...

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