What to Know About Fisher v. University of Texas

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  • Fisher Enrolls at LSU; Michalewicz Bows Out of Case
  • District Court Upholds University’s Admission Policies
  • Attorneys File a Petition of Review to Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court Hears Arguments in October 2012
  • Justices Will Rule on Affirmative Action This Month
  • What to Know About Fisher v. University of Texas
  • What to Know About Fisher v. University of Texas
  • Abigail Fisher Was Denied Admission at the University of Texas
  • Fisher Alleges University Denied Admission Based on Her Race
  • University of Texas’ Top 10 Percent Admission Policy
  • Fisher Felt She Deserved Admission

Supreme Court Hears Arguments in October 2012

In October 2012, oral arguments from the university’s lawyer were heard by the justices. Their questioning centered on the university’s diversity goals for African-American and Hispanic students. They also seemed concerned about the university’s agenda to attract Black students from privileged backgrounds.

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