Tag Archives: affirmative action

Justice Department Challenges Diversity at Harvard

Our response to the Justice Department’s recent opposition to affirmative action and diversity in higher education featured in the Boston Globe: If Jeff Sessions believes in so-called states’ rights, he can start by respecting states’ efforts to promote diversity in their own colleges. That’s what the Supreme Court did again last term for the University

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Students File Brief Defending Harvard’s Affirmative Action Policies

A group of current and prospective Harvard College students filed an amicus brief in support of race-conscious affirmative action policies in an ongoing lawsuit between Harvard and an anti-affirmative action group, according to the Harvard Crimson.  The brief was filed by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice and our allies. The amicus

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