February 20, 2018

State Law Blocks Black and Hispanic Students from Magnet Schools

By State Law Blocks Black and Hispanic Students from Magnet Schools

There are amazing magnet schools in Hartford operating under capacity, while a growing wait-list of Black and Hispanic students beg to fill those empty seats. The problem: there’s a race quota which prevents Black and Hispanic students from enrolling unless enough white students attend. This is one family’s story.

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Gundy v. United States

The Constitution gives Congress the power to make laws, but not to delegate that power to the Executive Branch. Doing so allows unelected, unaccountable bureaucrats to make rules in violation of the Non-Delegation doctrine. In Gundy, the U.S. Supreme Court will review whether Congress violated the Non-Delegation doctrine by empowering the Attorney General to unilaterally make law. PLF’s supporting brief urges the Court to revive the Non-Delegation doctrine, so Congress can no longer dodge accountability by sloughing off its lawmaking responsibilities.

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