CGS Joins Amicus Brief on University of Texas-Austin's Case for Affirmative Action Admissions Practices
    September 25, 2012

    CGS signed on to the Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin amicus brief that was filed by ACE in early August on behalf of the higher education community. The brief was submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court and urged the court to reaffirm that it is constitutional to consider race and ethnicity among other factors in the admissions process.


    For the full text of the brief, please click here.


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