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Supreme Court hears arguments in affirmative action cases

Clip: 10/31/2022 | 7m 12s  | Video has closed captioning.

The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday that could overturn years of precedent. Past decisions indicated colleges can use race in admissions as long as they don't use quotas or give applicants benefits based solely on race. Plaintiffs are asking the justices to rule that any consideration of race is unconstitutional. Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal joined John Yang to discuss the cases.

Aired: 10/31/22

Rating: NR

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