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Columbia Law School Professors Weigh in on High Court's Affirmative Action Ruling

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New York, June 25, 2013—The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday directed lower courts to re-examine whether a race-based admissions policy at the University of Texas at Austin should survive constitutional scrutiny.

The 7-1 decision reignites debates over the consideration of race in higher education.
 
Several Columbia Law School professors who are leading experts on civil rights are contributing to the national conversation. Here is a selection of some of their commentary:
 

 

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