Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard

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Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard
Court Supreme Court of the United States
Date decided June 29, 2023
Questioned UC v. Bakke
Related Grutter v. Bollinger
Gratz v. Bollinger


Students for Fair Admissions Inc. (SFFA) challenged the racial affirmative action of Harvard University.

Procedural History

Two (2) cases were combined by SCOTUS

  1. Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College, &
  2. Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. University of North Carolina.


“The Supreme Court’s decision undercuts efforts by universities across the country to create a diverse group of graduates prepared to lead in an increasingly diverse nation. It will significantly set back efforts to advance educational opportunity for all Americans." --Merrick B. Garland at DOJ


Taking the applicant's race into consideration is in violation of the Equal Protection Clause (EPC) of the 14th Amendment. NPR 06-29-2023