What to Know About Fisher v. University of Texas

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What to Know About Fisher v. University of Texas

On June 24, the U.S. Supreme court ruled 7-1 to send the Fisher v. University of Texas case back to a lower federal appeals court for further judicial review. The justices decided that the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals did not hold the University of Texas’ admission policy under thorough legal scrutiny. Here are the key facts in the case. Natelege Whaley

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