u.s. supreme court

6:38 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Supreme Court Could Rule Soon on Michigan's Ban on Affirmative Action in College Admissions

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2006 amendment to Michigan Constitution bans government units from considering race in admissions or hiring
The U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether or not to uphold Michigan's controversial voter-approved ban on affirmative action in public university admissions is due any day now. The court heard arguments on Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action on Oct. 15, 2013, and is expected to release an opinion anytime between now and the end of June.
8:24 pm
Sun October 13, 2013

U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments Tuesday in case involving Michigan's affirmative action ban

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Decision isn't expected for months
Thousands are expected to gather outside Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court takes up oral arguments over Michigan's affirmative action ban, in what court watchers nationally are calling one of the most important cases on the docket this fall.