TITLE

CLARITY ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION WILL HAVE TO WAIT A WHILE

AUTHOR(S)
MIHELICH, MAX
PUB. DATE
August 2013
SOURCE
Workforce Management;Aug2013, Vol. 92 Issue 8, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to send the affirmative case Fisher v. University of Texas to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. According to Shirley Wilcher of the American Association for Affirmative Action, the court wanted to assure the university considered other alternatives before adding race to the admission decision-making process. Abigail Fisher, who was denied admission, claims she was discriminated due to her race in violation of the 14th Amendment.
ACCESSION #
89625601

 

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