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Supreme Court / Affirmative Action #1058511

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 24, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Pete Williams) The Supreme Court ruling on the use of affirmative action for college admissions examined; details given about the challenge to the University of Texas by white applicant Abigail Fisher†, who was turned down 5 years ago; courtroom sketches by Art Lien shown; opinions from Justices Anthony Kennedy & Ruth Bader Ginsburg noted. [FISHER, University of Texas president Bill POWERS†– react to the ruling.] [Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Barbara ARNWINE†- notes opponents of affirmative action wanted a reversal.] [“A Bland and White Case” author Greg STOHR†- says we’re on a path where there will be less use of race.] The major rulings still expected from the Court discussed.

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