Five Current Supreme Court Cases You Should Know

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  • voting rights
  • affirmative action
  • affirmative action
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  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965
  • Voting Rights
  • Voting Rights
  • Voting Rights
  • same-sex marriage

The Impact

If the Supreme Court rules in favor of Fisher, the ruling could have a ripple effect for other universities that employ affirmative action in their admission process. Affirmative action policies in employment, business and education were enacted in the 1960s to benefit underrepresented groups with regards to race, nationality, gender, sexual orientation and religion.

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