Race, College, and the Constitution


Race, College, and the Constitution

Nov 4, 2022 1 min read

Commentary By

GianCarlo Canaparo

Senior Legal Fellow, Edwin Meese III Center

Zack Smith @tzsmith

Senior Legal Fellow, Meese Center for Legal Studies

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This week the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases challenging the use of racial preferences in college admissions at Harvard and The University of North Carolina. Your hosts do a deep dive into those arguments, pulling out the best, worst, and most interesting questions. GianCarlo then interviews Professor David Bernstein who filed an influential amicus brief in the cases and wrote a fascinating book called ClassifiedThe Untold Story of Racial Classification in AmericaLastly, GianCarlo quizzes Zack to see if he can identify the most famous and infamous quotes from the Supreme Court's race jurisprudence.

As mentioned in the episode, you can read Ed Whelan's article here and Professor Ilya Somin's article here.

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