What to Know About Fisher v. University of Texas

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  • 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
  • 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 Happens Next?

If the appeals court decides to strike down the Texas admissions policy, the case of Fisher v. University of Texas may limit race-based preferences in college admissions. This will overrule the 2003 case Grutter v. Bollinger, which made it legal. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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