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The Supreme Court Will Hear College Admissions Discrimination Cases

On Jan. 24, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will take up a case challenging how universities consider of race in their admissions processes. Arguments will likely be heard later this year with a decision to follow possibly in 2023. 

The Supreme Court is consolidating the cases of SFFA v. Harvard University and SFFA v. University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Depending on the outcome, it could spell an end to affirmative action policies in the college admissions. 

The cases were brought by Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA), a Virginia-based group founded by Edward Blum, who serves as the group’s president. 

Read the source article at nsjonline.com

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