Court: U. of North Carolina can consider race in admissions


A judge has ruled that north Carolina's flagship public university can continue to consider race as a factor in its undergraduate admissions in Chapel Hill North Carolina U. S. district judge Loretta Biggs ruled against a group who argued that considering race in admissions at the university of North Carolina but white and Asian students at a disadvantage students for fair admissions sued U. N. C. in twenty fourteen saying its admission practices violated the equal protection clause of the constitution and federal civil rights law they pursued a similar lawsuit against Harvard University and are challenging an appellate denial in that case to the U. S. Supreme Court Biggs wrote that U. N. C. met its burden in demonstrating it has a compelling interest in achieving the educational benefits of diversity I'm Jennifer king

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