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Nia L. Orakwue

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Judge Rejects Harvard’s Lawsuit Against its Insurer Over Legal Fees in SFFA Suit

Harvard, on the apparent edge of Supreme Court defeat, won’t be getting any help on its legal fees.


Supreme Court Appears Ready to Ban Affirmative Action Following Harvard, UNC Oral Arguments

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority on Monday appeared open to banning the consideration of race in college admissions during oral arguments in a pair of high-stakes anti-affirmative action lawsuits against Harvard and the University of North Carolina.


Harvard’s Donor and Legacy Preferences Come Under Fire at Supreme Court Oral Arguments

Though the Supreme Court convened on Monday to examine race-conscious admissions policies at Harvard and the University of North Carolina, the question of legacy applicant preferences took the spotlight for much of the day’s oral arguments.


At SFFA Oral Arguments, Justices Question How Long Race-Conscious Admissions Should Last

During oral arguments Monday morning, Supreme Court justices pressed lawyers arguing on behalf of Harvard and the University of North Carolina on how long the universities will continue to factor race into their admissions decisions.


Hundreds Rally in D.C. as Supreme Court Prepares to Hear Harvard Affirmative Action Case

Students and advocates on both sides of the affirmative action debate descended on the nation’s capital on Sunday for dueling rallies ahead of Supreme Court oral arguments in a pair of lawsuits that could end race-conscious admissions in American higher education.