Even before the Supreme Court’s landmark June ruling that Harvard and the University of North Carolina were guilty of discriminating against Asian-Americans, some were confident schools would find a way to keep doing it. Virginia’s Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology is now showing how.
When the high court decided to take Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard and Students for Fair Admissions v. University of North Carolina, many fretted about what the justices might do. Laurence Tribe didn’t. Though the longtime Harvard law professor predicted, correctly, the Supreme Court would come down against the universities, he wasn’t worried.
“Universities as intelligent as Harvard will find ways of dealing with the decision without radically altering their composition,” Mr. Tribe told the Harvard Crimson. “But they will have to be more subtle than they have been thus far.”
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