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.
Two (2) cases were combined by SCOTUS
- Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College, &
- 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