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Breaking News Headlines: U.S. Justices Send Affirmative Action Case Back to Lower Court

by Wochit 0:59 mins

Breaking News Headlines: U.S. Justices Send Affirmative Action Case Back to Lower Court

by Wochit 0:59 mins

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday returned a closely watched case on the affirmative action admissions policy at the University of Texas at Austin to a lower court, thereby avoiding a major ruling on the issue. The Republican-controlled Texas House of Representatives gave preliminary approval early Monday to sweeping restrictions on abortions, including a ban on most after 20 weeks of pregnancy and stricter standards for clinics. The Supreme Court has sent a Texas case on race-based college admissions back to a lower court for another look. The court's 7-1 decision leaves unsettled many of the basic questions about the continued use of race as a factor in college admissions. The compromise ruling throws out the decision by the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which upheld the Texas admission plan.

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