The Supreme Court should grant certiorari in Fisher

A few months back, PLF filed this brief in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin urging the Supreme Court to take the case. Our friends at the Center for Equal Opportunity, the American … ›

Moneyball Sentencing

University of New Mexico School of Law Professor Dawinder Sidhu has an excellent article available at SSRN about the criminal justice’s system increasing use of statistics to predict a defendant’s … ›

PLF continues to support Abigail Fisher

Yesterday PLF filed this brief amicus curiae in support of Abigail Fisher.  PLF was joined on the brief by our friends from Center for Equal Opportunity, Project 21, Reason Foundation, and Individual … ›

PLF's Joshua Thompson reports live from the Supreme Court's Fisher argument

PLF’s Joshua Thompson spoke with northern California’s Armstrong & Getty immediately after the oral argument in Fisher v. University of Texas this morning. You can listen to the report here. … ›

Supreme Court will hear Texas affirmative action case

The U.S. Supreme Court announced this morning that it will review the case of Fisher v. University of Texas.

With Fisher looming, UC continues to see increase in minority applicants

I stumbled upon this story while reading the Sacramento Bee this afternoon. It appears that African-American and Latino applications to the University of California system have increased (again) this past … ›

UT asked to file a response in Fisher

Yesterday, the US Supreme Court ordered the University of Texas to file a response to Abigail Fisher’s petition for certiorari.  And, in other news, the sun rose in the east … ›

What's so compelling about diversity anyway?

Author: Joshua Thompson PLF recently filed a brief in Fisher v. University of Texas. There, two white female students are challenging the admissions process at the University of Texas that … ›

Discrimination in Texas

Author: Joshua Thompson The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has set August 3 for oral argument in Fisher v. State of Texas.  Fisher deals with the University of Texas' race-conscious admissions program.  The oral … ›

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The Supreme Court should grant certiorari in Fisher

A few months back, PLF filed this brief in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin urging the Supreme Court to take the case. Our friends at the Center for Equal Opportunity, the American … ›

Moneyball Sentencing

University of New Mexico School of Law Professor Dawinder Sidhu has an excellent article available at SSRN about the criminal justice’s system increasing use of statistics to predict a defendant’s … ›

PLF continues to support Abigail Fisher

Yesterday PLF filed this brief amicus curiae in support of Abigail Fisher.  PLF was joined on the brief by our friends from Center for Equal Opportunity, Project 21, Reason Foundation, and Individual … ›

PLF's Joshua Thompson reports live from the Supreme Court's Fisher argument

PLF’s Joshua Thompson spoke with northern California’s Armstrong & Getty immediately after the oral argument in Fisher v. University of Texas this morning. You can listen to the report here. … ›

Supreme Court will hear Texas affirmative action case

The U.S. Supreme Court announced this morning that it will review the case of Fisher v. University of Texas.

With Fisher looming, UC continues to see increase in minority applicants

I stumbled upon this story while reading the Sacramento Bee this afternoon. It appears that African-American and Latino applications to the University of California system have increased (again) this past … ›

UT asked to file a response in Fisher

Yesterday, the US Supreme Court ordered the University of Texas to file a response to Abigail Fisher’s petition for certiorari.  And, in other news, the sun rose in the east … ›

What's so compelling about diversity anyway?

Author: Joshua Thompson PLF recently filed a brief in Fisher v. University of Texas. There, two white female students are challenging the admissions process at the University of Texas that … ›

Discrimination in Texas

Author: Joshua Thompson The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has set August 3 for oral argument in Fisher v. State of Texas.  Fisher deals with the University of Texas' race-conscious admissions program.  The oral … ›

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The Supreme Court should grant certiorari in Fisher

A few months back, PLF filed this brief in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin urging the Supreme Court to take the case. Our friends at the Center for Equal Opportunity, the American … ›

Moneyball Sentencing

University of New Mexico School of Law Professor Dawinder Sidhu has an excellent article available at SSRN about the criminal justice’s system increasing use of statistics to predict a defendant’s … ›

PLF continues to support Abigail Fisher

Yesterday PLF filed this brief amicus curiae in support of Abigail Fisher.  PLF was joined on the brief by our friends from Center for Equal Opportunity, Project 21, Reason Foundation, and Individual … ›

PLF's Joshua Thompson reports live from the Supreme Court's Fisher argument

PLF’s Joshua Thompson spoke with northern California’s Armstrong & Getty immediately after the oral argument in Fisher v. University of Texas this morning. You can listen to the report here. … ›

Supreme Court will hear Texas affirmative action case

The U.S. Supreme Court announced this morning that it will review the case of Fisher v. University of Texas.

With Fisher looming, UC continues to see increase in minority applicants

I stumbled upon this story while reading the Sacramento Bee this afternoon. It appears that African-American and Latino applications to the University of California system have increased (again) this past … ›

UT asked to file a response in Fisher

Yesterday, the US Supreme Court ordered the University of Texas to file a response to Abigail Fisher’s petition for certiorari.  And, in other news, the sun rose in the east … ›

What's so compelling about diversity anyway?

Author: Joshua Thompson PLF recently filed a brief in Fisher v. University of Texas. There, two white female students are challenging the admissions process at the University of Texas that … ›

Discrimination in Texas

Author: Joshua Thompson The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has set August 3 for oral argument in Fisher v. State of Texas.  Fisher deals with the University of Texas' race-conscious admissions program.  The oral … ›

The Supreme Court should grant certiorari in Fisher

A few months back, PLF filed this brief in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin urging the Supreme Court to take the case. Our friends at the Center for Equal Opportunity, the American … ›

Moneyball Sentencing

University of New Mexico School of Law Professor Dawinder Sidhu has an excellent article available at SSRN about the criminal justice’s system increasing use of statistics to predict a defendant’s … ›

PLF continues to support Abigail Fisher

Yesterday PLF filed this brief amicus curiae in support of Abigail Fisher.  PLF was joined on the brief by our friends from Center for Equal Opportunity, Project 21, Reason Foundation, and Individual … ›

PLF's Joshua Thompson reports live from the Supreme Court's Fisher argument

PLF’s Joshua Thompson spoke with northern California’s Armstrong & Getty immediately after the oral argument in Fisher v. University of Texas this morning. You can listen to the report here. … ›

Supreme Court will hear Texas affirmative action case

The U.S. Supreme Court announced this morning that it will review the case of Fisher v. University of Texas.

With Fisher looming, UC continues to see increase in minority applicants

I stumbled upon this story while reading the Sacramento Bee this afternoon. It appears that African-American and Latino applications to the University of California system have increased (again) this past … ›

UT asked to file a response in Fisher

Yesterday, the US Supreme Court ordered the University of Texas to file a response to Abigail Fisher’s petition for certiorari.  And, in other news, the sun rose in the east … ›

What's so compelling about diversity anyway?

Author: Joshua Thompson PLF recently filed a brief in Fisher v. University of Texas. There, two white female students are challenging the admissions process at the University of Texas that … ›

Discrimination in Texas

Author: Joshua Thompson The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has set August 3 for oral argument in Fisher v. State of Texas.  Fisher deals with the University of Texas' race-conscious admissions program.  The oral … ›