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Affirmative Action Must Go

October 24, 2012

By JOHN P. CASTONGUAY COLUMNIST Affirmative action has once again found its way into the national spotlight. On Oct. 10, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Fisher v. University of Texas (2012).  Abigail Noel Fisher sued the University of Texas at Austin after her application for admission was denied in 2008.  The district court and court of appeals were unimpressed with the arguments of Fisher’s...

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