New affirmative action case at Supreme Court
Michigan Attorney General-elect Bill Schuette speaks in Detroit on election night in this Nov. 2, 2010 file photo. The Supreme Court is broadening its examination of affirmative action by adding a case about Michigan's effort to ban consideration of race in college admissions. The court today said it would add the Michigan case, which focuses on the 6-year-old voter-approved prohibition on affirmative action and the appeals court ruling that overturned the ban. The new case will be argued in the fall. A decision in the Texas case is expected by late June.