The Supreme Court reaffirmed the ability of universities to use race as a factor in admissions in order to achieve diversity, but decided to send Fisher v. UT Austin back to a lower court for closer scrutiny. The university's use of race in admissions can only be justified if there are "no available, workable, race-neutral alternatives.
for civil rights:
The court declares that the
NYPD's enforcement of criminal
trespass laws in NYC public
housing is unconstitutional,
Worst case for
The court rules that the
NYPD's trespass enforcement
policy and practice in NYC
public housing are constitutional
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