Archive for: Fisher v. Texas

 

Fisher v. Texas: A Legal Expert Explains

In yesterday’s long-awaited Fisher v. The University of Texas ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court neither banned nor affirmed the use of race in university admissions....

 
 

Supreme Court Sends UT Case Back to Lower Court

Some called it a non-decision, others said it could be a game-changer. Both sides claimed victory. So, what really happened in the Supreme Court’s Fisher v....

 
 

UT Law Professor Raises Pulses on Race in Admissions

In 1997, Texas Monthly called UT’s Lino Graglia “the most controversial law professor in America.” This week, he’s living up to that title by raising pulses...

 
 

Powers Wins Prestigious Fleming Award for Legal Scholarship

Bill Powers is being awarded for his work in tort law with one of the field’s most prestigious prizes. UT president Bill Powers is the 2012 co-recipient of...

 
 

New Senate Higher Ed Chair Not Sold on Top 10 Percent Law

Texas politics website Quorum Report published a quote from newly appointed Texas Senate higher education chair Kel Seliger (R-Amarillo) on Tuesday that throws the...

 
 

Guest Column: Colleges Should Use Race in Admissions

This column first appeared in the Texas Tribune. The U.S. Supreme Court is preparing to hear Fisher v. The University of Texas at Austin, in which the University...

 
 

Supreme Court To Hear Oral Arguments on Race in Admissions

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for Fisher v. The University of Texas, which challenges the consideration of race in UT admissions, on Oct. 10....

 
 

Texas Front and Center as Race Case Reverberates Nationally

The announcement that the Supreme Court will hear the case of Fisher v. Texas on race in admissions rocked the country’s higher education world last week....

 
 

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Rewriting Race in Admissions

As a high-profile challenge to UT’s policies plays out, The Alcalde convened a roundtable of administrators, professors, and alumni to talk about where admissions should...

 
 

Supreme Court to Hear Texas Case on Race in Admissions

The University of Texas’ use of race in admissions will be reviewed by the nation’s highest court. Today the Supreme Court agreed to hear Fisher v. Texas,...

 
 
 
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