Affirmative Action: Court Decisions

However, contrary to this misconception, affirmative action is actually a policy that dictates that employers attempt to find diverse employees by exploring untraditional sources of labor.

Supreme Court Upholds Constitutionality Of Affirmative Action

State universities can choose to adopt affirmative action admissions programs, and state voters can choose to discontinue them," said Jennifer Mason McAward, a law professor at the University of Notre Dame.


Supreme Court sidesteps big ruling on Texas affirmative action

The Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action…” is a current United States Supreme Court case that is dealing with the matter.

Bakke, the Supreme Court decided that race could be used as a factor in deciding college admissions - setting a precedent for the use of affirmative action (Lane A1).