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U.S. Federal Appeal Court Upholds Harvard’s Use of Affirmative Action in Admissions

Posted on AllSides November 15th, 2020
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The First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston upheld Harvard University’s decision on its admission process by using affirmative action last Thursday. This process allows the university to use race and ethnicity as a consideration when it comes to educational opportunities.

The Students for Fair Admissions (SFA), a nonprofit organization, represented a group of Asian American students who were rejected by the university. The SFA brought the case with an assertion that Harvard University has favored whites, Blacks and Hispanic students more than Asian-Americans in the admission process....

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