Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics
newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.
Thank you. Please check your inbox to confirm.
By Collin Binkley, Emily Swanson, Associated Press
A wide-ranging selection of papers that belonged to liberal Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is opening to researchers at the Library of Congress.
By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
The Supreme Court looks more like America than it ever has. The lawyers who argue at the nation's highest court? Not so much.
By Mark Sherman, Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday that could overturn years of precedent. Past decisions indicated colleges can use race in admissions as long as they don't use quotas or give applicants benefits based solely on race. Plaintiffs are asking the…
Members of the Supreme Court's conservative majority are questioning the continued use of affirmative action in higher education.
Earlier cases on affirmation action are each known by a single name: Bakke, Grutter, Gratz and Fisher. Here's a look at what they have done since the Supreme Court made their names synonymous with the issue of race in higher…
On Monday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in two cases seeking to overturn decades-old precedents that have allowed colleges to factor race into admissions decisions in order to create diverse student bodies. Opponents of the practice say that…
By John Yang, Cat Wise
Past Supreme Court rulings have allowed colleges to consider race in their admissions processes and about 40 percent do. But the justices will soon revisit the issue and could overturn years of precedent. John Yang visited a university making a…
By Marcia Coyle
After a contentious major term, justices of the past have tended to return with a more low-key term. That appears unlikely this time.
By News Desk
Sen. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, asked Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson during her Supreme Court confirmation hearings March 23 if she would recuse herself from an upcoming case involving admissions at Jackson's alma mater of Harvard University, where she also sits…
Support Provided By: