SCOTUS Watch: High Court Cases That Could Change Our Future

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  • Which Cases Will the Supreme Court Hear?
  • Affirmative Action: Schuette v. Coalition
  • Racial Discrimination: Mount Holly v. Mount Holly Citizens in Action
  • Age and Gender Discrimination: Lisa Madigan v. Harvey N. Levin
  • Abortion Clinic Access: McCullen v. Coakley
  • Chemical Weapons for Personal Use: Bond v. United States
  • Abortion Pill Labels: Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice v. Terry Cline
  • Church vs. State: Town of Greece v. Galloway
  • Limits on Campaign Donations: McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission

Affirmative Action: Schuette v. Coalition

Michigan voters passed a state constitutional amendment forbidding racial preferences in college admissions, a move which enraged affirmative action supporters. The Sixth Circuit Court found that the amendment violated the Equal Protection Clause. The Supreme Court will now hear the case.

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