Affirmative Action

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Name: Affirmative Action
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Even Massachusetts Rejects Racial Preferences

This story in the Boston Globe today discusses a recent survey that resoundingly confirms the conventional wisdom of Massachusetts as a very liberal state – with one notable exception. “Amid those liberal tendencies, though, was an outlier: a stark opposition ... [Published National Review - 1 hour ago]
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Africa: Southern Africa - Delayed Constitutional Reviews Delays Gender Equality

Harare — According to the 2014 SADC Gender Protocol Barometer, since 2009, eleven SADC countries have undertaken constitutional reforms that have had a bearing on gender equality. Also, thirteen out of fifteen SADC countries now have affirmative action ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 4 hours ago]
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Women slipping from Aust politics: Labor

WOMEN are losing the battle of the sexes in Australian politics.ACROSS the nation they are significantly under-represented at federal and state level and the country's international ranking for female representation has plummeted to 44th out of the world's ... [Published Cairns Post - 9 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Annals of Affirmative Action: NH professor hired for her race lose…

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Annals of Affirmative Action: NH professor hired for her race loses suit claiming racial discrimination. ... [Published Instapundit - 13 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

McArthur|Do We Need to Break From Tradition?

A day after his contract was not renewed, the search is on for Bill Blair’s replacement. Already there is talk that it is time to break from tradition and find a police chief that “represents the community” Should the job ad for Toronto’s next police ... [Published 640 Toronto - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Obama’s LGBT Executive Order raises more questions than it answers

More than two years after expressly declining to do so, this past Monday, President Obama signed an Executive Order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against individuals on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The Executive ... [Published Lexology - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Berkshire Associates Appoints Lynn Clements as Director of Regulatory Affairs

Former OFCCP and EEOC Veteran Brings Over 20 years of AA/EEO InsightColumbia, MD (PRWEB) July 31, 2014Berkshire Associates Inc., a leading human resources consulting and technology firm, announces the appointment of Lynn A. Clements as its Director of ... [Published Benzinga.com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

UT applicant asks court to rehear affirmative action case

SAN ANTONIO — Attorneys for Abigail Noel Fisher , a white applicant who has fought a years-long battle against the University of Texas at Austin over its use of race in admissions after the school rejected her, are seeking to appeal a decision issued ... [Published MySanAntonio - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

New Appeal Filed in U. of Texas Affirmative Action Case

AUSTIN, Texas—Attorneys for Abigail Fisher have filed the next round of appeals in her challenge to the University of Texas system’s use of race in their undergraduate admissions. Fisher, who is white, first filed suit in 2008 after she was denied ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Next Step in Affirmative Action Case: Full Appeals Court

Lawyers for Abigail Fisher on Tuesday filed an appeal in her suit challenging the way the University of Texas at Austin considers race in admissions. A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in a 2-1 ruling, this month rejected Fisher's ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Women Empowerment And Affirmative Action

A few days ago, I read Nana Nwachukwu's exposé where she explains why affirmative action is unconstitutional in Nigeria. Let me crave your indulgence to quote extensively certain portions of Nwachukwu's work that triggered this essay:From different female ... [Published Modern Ghana - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Woman appeals ruling on Texas affirmative action

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Attorneys for a woman is renewing her appeal of a federal appeals court ruling that upheld the use of race in University of Texas undergraduate admissions. Abigail Fisher's attorneys filed their appeal Tuesday with the full 5th ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 30 2014]

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Women slipping from Aust politics: Labor [Published Cairns Post - 9 hours ago]
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The Nitty Gritty of Diversity [Published Weekly Standard - 10 hours ago]
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HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Annals of Affir... [Published Instapundit - 13 hours ago]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Annals of Affirmative Action: NH professor hired for her race loses suit claiming racial discrimination. ...
Critical mess [Published Democracy in America - Jul 30 2014]
LINDA GREENHOUSE  went “out on a limb” last week and predicted that the Supreme Court will refuse to hear a challenge to an appeals court’s ruling upholding the affirmative action admissions policy at the University of Texas. “The opinion [in Fisher ...
New Appeal Filed in U. of Texas Affirmative Act... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 30 2014]
AUSTIN, Texas—Attorneys for Abigail Fisher have filed the next round of appeals in her challenge to the University of Texas system’s use of race in their undergraduate admissions. Fisher, who is white, first filed suit in 2008 after she was denied ...
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Fourth Circuit Rules Against Virginia’s Ban On ... [Published Think Progress - Jul 28 2014]
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 Monday that Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, upholding a lower-court ruling from February. The majority concluded that “Virginia’s same-sex marriage bans impermissibly infringe ...
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Supreme Court Breakfast Table [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 02 2014]
Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action Ban [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Apr 23 2014]
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OK, Michigan Can Ban Affirmative Action [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 22 2014]
No Longer Black and White [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 12 2014]
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