Personal Liberties

Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. University of North Carolina; Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College

Elite universities sued over race-based discrimination against Asian applicants

Students for Fair Admissions (SFA) sued Harvard University and the University of North Carolina for discriminating against Asian-American and white students seeking admission by requiring higher grades and test scores for Asian-American and white applicants than other racial groups. These policies of racial preferences violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution. Litigation is ongoing in the trial court as SFA  pursues discovery to unmask the secretive admissions processes.

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