Texplainer: What Happens if UT Loses the Fisher Case?

Hey, Texplainer: If the Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin case is decided in the plaintiff's favor, what will happen to UT?

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear a major case that challenges the University of Texas at Austin’s use of race as a factor in some admissions decisions — or, as the university argues in its legal brief, a “factor of a factor of a factor of a factor.”

UT only uses race as one element in its decision-making process, part of a holistic review of an applicant who fails to qualify ...

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