Appeals court rules in favor of Harvard in affirmative action case, paving way for Supreme Court challenge

A federal appeals court agreed that Harvard doesn’t intentionally discriminate against prospective Asian American students. The judges said the university’s use of race in its admission process to achieve diversity “is consistent with the requirements of the Supreme Court precedent.”

The Trump administration-backed lawsuit could be the Supreme Court’s next opening to ban affirmative action. Edward Blum, president of Students for Fair Admissions and a longtime anti-affirmative action activist, vowed to get the high court to take up the case

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