Defendants are not obliged at this stage to prove the plausibility of their affirmative
'The way affirmative
action policies are done today is in such a way, it is linked to political subservience, which was not the real intention.
However, many outside of conservative Twitter took umbrage with the news and pointed to legacy students, or individuals given preference because their relatives have attended a college, as its own form of affirmative
While all racial and gender groups' support for affirmative
action is higher for programs aimed at women than those aimed at minorities, differences in support for the two programs vary by subgroup.
Today the need for Catholic institutions to continue voicing their support for race-based affirmative
action has never been more pressing.
Cashin contends that race-conscious affirmative
action is currently doing little to help the truly disadvantaged in American society.
As I was pondering affirmative
action, I decided to gauge the sentiment towards the idea.
Under that standard, an affirmative
defense was held valid as long as it provided "fair notice" to the plaintiff of the defense.
Bollinger was previously president of the University of Michigan, where he was a defendant in the last big Supreme Court case on affirmative
action in college admissions: Grutter v.
Once they were authorized to deposit recovered funds into their own accounts, many MTFs entered into agreements with claims field offices to fund additional personnel to support medical affirmative
claims recovery efforts.
that appeals to a broader coalition." Eschewing affirmative
action (though he has subsequently changed his mind), Wilson championed redistributive reforms through "race-neutral policies," contending that they could help the Democratic Party regain lost political support while simultaneously benefiting those further down within minority groups.
Proponents of affirmative
action view it as a "positive and constructive action" (Libertella, et al, 2007).