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Supreme Court To Examine State Ban On Affirmative Action

NPR | March 25, 2013 7:02 p.m.

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Nina Totenberg, Audie Cornish

The Supreme Court surprised observers Monday when it agreed to hear a case out of Michigan that asks whether a state may constitutionally ban affirmative action in university admissions. It has yet to rule on a pending affirmative action case out of Texas. The Texas case could result in a narrow ruling, but the Michigan case is broad. Nina Totenberg talks to Audie Cornish.


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