Category Archives: Initiative

Fisher vs UT Case News Coverage

Fisher Case News: Affirmative action case returns to a divided court http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-supreme-court-affirmative-action-20151209-story.html Supreme Court Justices’ Comments Don’t Bode Well for Affirmative Action http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/10/us/politics/supreme-court-to-revisit-case-that-may-alter-affirmative-action.html?_r=0 Supreme Court University Affirmative Action Hearing — Live Blog http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2015/12/09/supreme-court-university-affirmative-action-hearing-live-blog/ Scalia: Black Students Do Better In “Slower” Schools http://www.refinery29.com/2015/12/99141/race-college-affirmative-action-fisher-university-of-texas Supreme Court divided in University of Texas affirmative action case http://www.cnn.com/2015/12/09/politics/affirmative-action-supreme-court-university-of-texas/ Will the Supreme Court shred… Read More »

Asian American Organizations to Hold Demonstration in front of the Supreme Court

For Immediate Release December 7, 2015 Asian American Organizations to Hold Demonstration on December 9, 2015 in Washington DC when the Supreme Court hears the Fisher v. University of Texas Livingston, New Jersey: Led by the Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE), many Asian American organizations, including the 80-20 Education Foundation, the Asian American Legal Foundation and the… Read More »

Harvard Complaint News Reports and Editorials

EDITORIALS and OPINIONS 1. Wall Street Journal: Harvard’s Chinese Exclusion Act http://www.wsj.com/articles/harvards-chinese-exclusion-act-1433543969 2. Wall Street Journal: The New Jews of Harvard Admissions http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-new-jews-of-harvard-admissions-1432077157 3. Wall Street Journal: Harvard’s Discrimination Dodge http://www.wsj.com/articles/harvards-discrimination-dodge-1436397289 4. New York Post: Harvard discriminates against Asians as it once did to Jews http://nypost.com/2015/05/19/harvard-discriminates-against-asians-as-it-once-did-to-jews 5. National Review: What Ivy League Affirmative Action Really Looks Like —… Read More »

Supporting Fisher vs. University of Texas Case

Supporting Fisher vs. University of Texas Case In this fall session, the U.S. Supreme Court will re-hear Fisher v. University of Texas. The holding from that case will be of critical importance, possibly eliminating race as a factor in college admissions, which has been a major source of discriminations against Asian American applicants. In order to let the… Read More »