Fisher v. Texas

News & Views
5:10 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

U.S. Supreme Court Set To Take Up Higher Ed. Affirmative Action Case for First Time Since 2003

The United States Supreme Court will hear arguments this week for an affirmative action case, Fisher v. Texas.  WRTI's Timothy Churchill interviews a professor of political science and constitutional law at the University of Pennsylvania about two landmark precedents for racial balancing in higher education, what's at stake in Fisher and how the Court, led by Chief Justice John Roberts, might decide. 

News & Views
8:18 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Compelling State Interest or Unlawful Social Engineering?

The United States Supreme Court will hear arguments this fall for an affirmative action case, Fisher v. Texas.  WRTI's Timothy Churchill interviews a professor of political science and constitutional law at the University of Pennsylvania about two landmark precedents for racial balancing in higher education, what's at stake in Fisher and how the Court, led by Chief Justice John Roberts, might decide.