Supreme Court to hear arguments in landmark cases that could end affirmative action in university admissions
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear two cases Monday that could mean the end of decades of race-based affirmative action at universities.
The cases regard allegations that Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill discriminate against Asian Americans — and in the UNC case, Whites as well — as they consider race in admissions. Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) sued each university, one public and one private, and will advocate for the Supreme Court to end affirmative action in college applications.
The decision is expected to...