This article was originally published in the August 2018 issue of New Jersey Lawyer, a publication of the New Jersey State Bar Association, and is reprinted here with permission

Affirmative action, particularly in the educational context, is one of those timeless topics that are always hotly debated. In Regents of Univ. of Cal. v. Bakke, the seminal case on affirmative action, the United States Supreme Court struck down the idea of using racial quotas to achieve diversity in college admissions, but held that race could be constitutionally considered in a narrowly tailored plan seeking to achieve the compelling interest of crafting a diverse student body. Read More.

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