Supreme Court and School Diversity
Today, the issues of race, schools, and affirmative action go before the Supreme Court.
Guests take a look at what the decision might mean where you live, and two lawyers argue for and against considering race as a factor in admission to public schools.
David Savage, Supreme Court reporter for The Los Angeles Times
Michael Small, Attorney in the Los Angeles law firm of Akin Gump; Filed amicus briefs on behalf of the National School Board Association in support of the two schools in the case (the defendants); Former Deputy Attorney General in the Justice Department during the Clinton administration specializing in civil rights and affirmative action matters
Sharon Browne, Staff attorney at the Pacific Legal Foundation, a nonprofit public interest law firm, in Sacramento, California; Pacific Legal Foundation filed amicus briefs in support of the parents in both cases (plaintiffs)
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