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Commentary on “Fisher” and the Future of Affirmative Action

Introduction Nearly fifty years after eleven-year-old Linda Brown journeyed up the steps of the Supreme Court of the United States, seventeen-year-old Abigail Fisher took her place in front of the country’s most esteemed judicial bench. Fisher, too, argued for equal educational opportunities. But the similarities stop there. While Brown argued against Kansas’s segregated school system, […]