Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, et al.

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Concerned challenging UT Austin's admission plan. The amicus brief was for respondent UT Austin, arguing for the Court to uphold UT Austin’s admission plan and prior Court opinions holding the educational benefits of diversity are a compelling interest permitting colleges and universities to use in narrowly-tailored individualized review of applicants.

Full Case Titile: 

Abigail Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, et al.
  • Equal Educational Opportunities

Year: 

2012
  • Racial Justice
  • Joined Amicus Brief

Brief: 

Summary of the Case

This case concerned challenging UT Austin's admission plan.

Our Role in the Case

Legal Momentum joined amicus brief was for respondent UT Austin, arguing for the Court to uphold UT Austin’s admission plan and prior Court opinions holding the educational benefits of diversity are a compelling interest permitting colleges and universities to use in narrowly-tailored individualized review of applicants.