Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Supreme Court sends University of Texas race plan back

American flag flies in front of the Supreme Court in Washington in this June 27, 2012 file photo. (Alex Brandon/AP Photo)
American flag flies in front of the Supreme Court in Washington in this June 27, 2012 file photo. (Alex Brandon/AP Photo)

The Supreme Court has sent a Texas case on race-based college admissions back to a lower court for another look.

The court’s 7-1 decision Monday leaves unsettled many of the basic questions about the continued use of race as a factor in college admissions.

Abigail Fisher, a white Texan, sued the university after she was denied a spot in 2008. She has since received her undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University.

Read the full story at: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/high-court-sends-back-texas-race-based-plan-19472434#.UchhyPmsiSo

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