by Jim Thompson
The Surpeme Court on Thursday upheld the constitutionality of the University of Texas’s race-conscious admissions process. Robert Barnes provides commentary on the 4-3 decision in The Washington Post. Read ACS President Caroline Fredrickson’s statement on the ruling here.
Also on Thursday, the Supreme Court handed President Obama a significant legal defeat, refusing to revive his stalled plan to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation and give them the right to work legally in the United States, reports Haeyoun Park and Alicia Parlapiano in The New York Times. Read ACS President Caroline Fredrickson’s statement on the ruling here.
Judge Barry Williams found Baltimore Police Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. not guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Freddie Gray, says Breanna Edwards at The Root.