Here are the major cases before the Supreme Court this fall

Here’s a look at some of the major cases to be heard by the Supreme Court in the term beginning Oct. 3.

Race and college admissions

Are Harvard and the University of North Carolina violating the Constitution and federal civil rights law by giving an edge to qualified Black and Latino applicants and by discriminating against Asian American students?

Since the 1978 Regents of the University of California vs. Bakke case, the court has held that colleges and universities may consider race as a “plus factor” for Black and Latino applicants to create a more diverse…

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