AEF Unsuccessful in Challenge to Racial Preferences in College Admissions
June 24, 2016
In a 4-3 decision, the Supreme Court in Fisher v. University of Texas upheld the University of Texas’ practice of giving admission preferences based upon race and ethnicity. The Allied Educational Foundation and its partner in this case, Judicial Watch, argued that race-based admissions policies are irrational, destructive and are based on illegitimate racial theories. The decision promotes the notion of racial inequality, is racially inflammatory and undermines the rule of law. We believe that preferences based on ra...
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