Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard

Harvard justifies its discrimination against Asian-American applicants by claiming it seeks greater socioeconomic diversity in its student body. But the system it defends favors athletes, legacies, “dean’s list” candidates, and children of faculty—who all tend to be overwhelmingly white. The Liberty Justice Center’s amicus brief argues that Harvard’s hypocrisy invalidates its defense.

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The Center Square
July 8, 2023

(The Center Square)—A legal nonprofit has pledged to sue any medical school that does not comply with the U.S. Supreme Court’s latest ruling blocking raced-based admissions policies, possibly ushering in a wave of enforcement actions to set new admissions policies around the nation. The Liberty Justice Center is the group...

The Tennessee Star
July 8, 2023

(The Tennessee Star)—A nonprofit law center whose mission is to defend the constitutional rights of Americans has sent a letter to more than 150 medical schools nationwide, calling upon them to end their race-based admissions policies in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that struck down affirmative action....

Daily Caller
May 31, 2022

(The Daily Caller)—The Supreme Court is currently considering a case challenging the consideration of race in college admissions, and amicus briefs filed by plaintiffs reveal how the court could rule. The court will decide whether admissions programs that consider race at Harvard University and the University of North Carolina (UNC)...

Amicus Brief Documents



Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard



March 31, 2021


U.S. Supreme Court


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