DOJ claims Yale discriminates against Asian and white applicants
The Justice Department on Thursday accused Yale University of violating federal civil rights law by discriminating against Asian American and white undergraduate hopefuls.
Why it matters: The claim is an extension of the Trump administration's efforts to challenge race-based admissions policies at elite universities, and comes after a two-year investigation in response to complaints from students about the application process at some schools.
The Supreme Court has previously ruled on affirmative action, upholding the consideration of race in college admissions, per Reuters.
What they're saying: “There is no such...