Archive for: Fisher v. Texas

 

Five Highlights From President Greg Fenves’ State of the University Speech

State of the University 2016 with President Fenves Greg Fenves’ first year as president of the University of Texas was an eventful one. Since taking office...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: The Race Case

What did Fisher v. University of Texas resolve? After eight years, the legal case challenging the University of Texas at Austin’s admissions policy has finally...

 
 

Supreme Court Affirms UT’s Use of Race in Admissions

In a 4-3 vote Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that UT-Austin may continue considering race in admissions decisions—putting an end to an eight-year legal...

 
 

Supreme Court Revisits UT’s Use of Race in Admissions

It was deja vu today at the United States Supreme Court, as the justices treaded and re-treaded familiar ground regarding the legality of using race in admissions...

 
 

Supreme Court to Rehear Fisher Case

The future of race in admissions is once again headed back to the U.S. Supreme Court. The court announced Monday that it will rehear the case of Abigail Fisher,...

 
 

The Law of the Land

Nearly two decades in, is the Top 10 Percent Law working? In the late 1990s, the legal grounds were shifting beneath UT. The 1996 Hopwood v. Texas decision banned...

 
 

Appeals Court Declines to Hear Fisher Case

The latest news in the seemingly interminable lawsuit between Abigail Fisher and UT: The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals declined today to rehear the case. Fisher,...

 
 

Court Sides 2-1 With UT in Fisher Case

In a 2-1 decision Tuesday, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court upheld an earlier ruling that UT did not violate the 14th Amendment by refusing admission to Abigail Fisher. The...

 
 

Arguing Race in Admissions (Again): Coverage of the Fisher Appeal Hearing

As Abigail Fisher’s lawsuit against The University of Texas nears its sixth year, the nation is still deeply divided on the use of race in admissions. Here’s...

 
 

Legislative Recap: The Top 10 Percent Law

Editor’s Note: This post is part of a series recapping the Texas Exes legislative advocacy priorities. Throughout the 2013 legislature, UT Advocates were...

 
 
 
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