Crimson staff writer
Nia L. Orakwue
A Harvard Law School professor is asking the federal judge who presided over the high-profile 2018 Harvard admissions trial to release currently-sealed transcripts of courtroom discussions from the proceedings.
Following oral arguments last month, the Supreme Court is set to deliver a decision in the anti-affirmative action lawsuit against Harvard and the University of North Carolina next summer.
Though the court appears poised to strike down affirmative action, legal experts praised Seth P. Waxman’s performance at the lectern, commending his ease and confidence before the bench.
Hoping for a Front Row Seat to History, Swarms of Students Lined Up Early Outside Supreme Court Monday
As lawyers representing Harvard, UNC, and SFFA prepared to deliver their oral arguments before the court, swarms of eager students descended on Washington this weekend for the chance to watch history unfold.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Supreme Court oral arguments concluded just prior to 3 p.m. Monday in a pair of lawsuits seeking to strike down affirmative action in American higher education. Read our live coverage from Washington.