The Supreme Court Hears Fisher v. University of Texas.
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the University, and Fisher appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court. That case, also called Fisher v. University of Texas, was decided by the Supreme Court in 2013. In that case, the Supreme Court overturned the appeals court ruling and sent the matter back to the lower courts. The Court held that.
On June 23, 2016, the justices handed down a 4-3 decision in Fisher v. the University of Texas, saying that the college's choice to consider applicants' race was constitutional. At the time.
Fisher v. U. Texas at Austin. Statement from U-M President Mark Schlissel. June 23, 2016. Decades of research have conclusively demonstrated the benefits of diversity in higher education. Today’s ruling is a victory for all who value a robust exchange of perspectives and support our ability to prepare students to succeed in an increasingly multicultural society. Universities cannot be.
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue a second decision in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin by the end of June 2016. It is possible, however, that the decision will come sooner. This article unpacks the issues at play, previews possible outcomes, and provides recommendations for developing an institutional action plan.
Fisher v University of Texas: United States Supreme Court Amicus Brief, 2015 An amicus brief filed by the College Board with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the University of Texas and its defense of its admission procedures and processes consistent with the Grutter ruling in 2003.
Abigail Fisher, the plaintiff in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, speaks outside the US Supreme Court in December 2015. Reuters The US Supreme Court affirmed the Fifth Circuit's opinion in.
Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Brief. Statement of the Facts: The University of Texas at Austin was committed to increasing racial minority enrollment. It adopted an admissions policy that considered race as one of various factors in its undergraduate admissions process. The policy was adopted after the Court decided Grutter v. Bollinger, 539 U.S. 306, which permitted the use of race.