Thursday, October 11, 2012

U.S. Supreme Court and Affirmative Action

The Court is examining the question of affirmative action yet again and the law may change after Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin is decided. PBS's Newshour of Oct. 10 has a long report of the oral argument. 16 min 42 sec, transcript available. NPR's All Things Considered  has a shorter analysis by Nina Totenberg, their Supreme Court correspondent. 6 min 3 sec, transcript available. For an in depth presentation of the case, see SCOTUSblog (just text).