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Saturday, October 6, 2012

"High court to hear arguments on UT's consideration of race in admissions": This article appears today in The Austin American-Statesman.

The Associated Press has a report headlined "'Critical mass' key to affirmative action case."

Stateline reports that "Affirmative Action Gets a Hearing."

Paul Barrett of BloombergBusinessweek has an article headlined "The Corporate Case for Affirmative Action."

Yesterday's edition of The Harvard Crimson contained an article headlined "Attorney Speaks On Harvard Amicus Brief."

In tomorrow's edition of The New York Times, Lincoln Caplan will have an Editorial Observer essay entitled "Colleges Value Diversity, but Will the Court?" And in yesterday's edition of that newspaper, Thomas J. Espenshade had an op-ed entitled "Moving Beyond Affirmative Action."

And in yesterday's edition of The Wall Street Journal, Gerald Walpin had an op-ed entitled "Race and the Law at the Supreme Court: With Fisher v. University of Texas, the court has a chance to do the right thing--end the use of racial preferences." You can freely access the full text of the op-ed via Google News.
Posted at 10:00 PM by Howard Bashman

"Fla. Supreme Court justices fight back to retain seats; Florida's Supreme Court justices have learned the art of brass knuckle politics as a merit retention fight heats up": The Miami Herald has this report.
Posted at 09:46 PM by Howard Bashman

"Judges Rule for Judges on Pay": Brent Kendall has a post today at's "Law Blog" that begins, "Refereeing a remarkable dispute between the judiciary and Congress, a divided federal appeals court ruled late Friday afternoon that lawmakers violated the Constitution by blocking cost-of-living salary increases for federal judges."

You can access yesterday's en banc ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit at this link.
Posted at 10:15 AM by Howard Bashman

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