Affirmative Action

Affirmative Action

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    It's funny to see [INAUDIBLE]--[INAUDIBLE]

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    Seven to one.Very, very few people expected that.Adversities favor in the sense that they had to send it backand they have to prove the case.But--These programs can remain in effectuntil they're challenged in court.So the university has the benefit of inertia.

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    And that means that there will be no changeunless someone goes to court.And it's unclear how many people will be able to go to court.These are expensive and time-consuming lawsuitsto bring.There were some opponents of the Texas planthat wanted to eliminate all affirmative efforts to increase

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    minority representation.That plainly did not succeed today.Indeed, surprisingly, seven Justicescame out in favor of saying that diversityin educational institutions was a positive benefit.And a university could decide if it wanted to do that.What it said ...

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