Michaele N. Turnage Young, senior counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, speaks with undergraduates about what's next in the Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard case as it undergoes the appeals process.
Adam K. Mortara — the head lawyer for Students for Fair Admissions — answers questions from Harvard Law School students after speaking at an event hosted by the Harvard Federalist Society Tuesday afternoon.
NAACP Legal Defense Fund Attorneys Discuss Admissions Lawsuit Ruling with Harvard Cultural Affinity Groups
Michaele N. Turnage Young, senior counsel at the NAACP LDF, answered students’ questions about the forthcoming appeals process. SFFA filed its notice of appeal on Friday — a move experts say could extend litigation for several years.
Students for Fair Admissions’s lead trial lawyer Adam K. Mortara denounced the recent ruling in the Harvard admissions lawsuit, arguing at a Harvard Law School event Tuesday that the judge had misinterpreted the case’s facts and legal precedents.
Students for Fair Admissions filed a notice of appeal to the United States First Circuit Court of Appeals Friday afternoon in its longtime suit against Harvard alleging that the College’s admissions process unlawfully discriminates against Asian American applicants.
Burroughs’s opinion contains fact-finding and legal arguments that will feature prominently in any appeals process — and could serve as a guide for future affirmative action cases. The Crimson analyzes the opinion’s key findings and conclusions.
Harvard is not the only university currently facing a challenge to its admissions policies. The plaintiff in Harvard’s case — anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions — is also the plaintiff in a pending lawsuit against the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Edward Blum, president of plaintiff Students for Fair Admissions, vowed to appeal the decision in his statement following Judge Allison D. Burroughs’s ruling, a move experts say is likely to tangle the case years of further litigation.
Federal Judge Rules Harvard's Admissions Policies Do Not Discriminate Against Asian American Applicants
The ruling brings an end to this stage of the lawsuit filed against the University by anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions in 2014. SFFA alleged that the College's admissions policies discriminate against Asian American applicants by holding them to higher standards.
Diversity Peer Educators discussed whether social media should be part of Harvard’s holistic review of applicants at an event Monday evening.
Sai Shanthanand S. Rajagopal '20 has spent the last month in his hometown of Winnipeg, Manitoba while campaigning for a seat in Canadian parliament.
The Office of Career Services, at 54 Dunster St., is starting to use Interstride to aid international students in job searches.
Canyon S. Woodward '15 returned to campus this semester to help current undergraduates in Divest Harvard organize.
Pedestrians cross Massachusetts Avenue in groups, causing automobile traffic to stall for a moment.
Rajagopal is currently running against five other candidates, including the incumbent from the Liberal Party, Kyle Lamoureux.
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