US Affirmative Action Series

by | Aug 21, 2023

On 29 June 2023, the Supreme Court of the United States, in a majority decision, held that race-based affirmative action programs in college admissions processes violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. In this series, Oxford Human Rights Hub brings you insight from four different perspectives on the impact of this judgment.

 

  • The United States Supreme Court Puts an End to the Consideration of Race in University Admissions and Potentially Increases Racial Trauma for Applicants by Atinuke Adediran: [LINK]

  • (Un)Learning from the US Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Judgement: A South African Perspective by Nomfundo Ramalekana: [LINK]

  • After SFFA v. Harvard, Universities Must Hold the Line by Jonathan Feingold: [LINK]

  • Minority v Minority Only Benefits the Privileged by Almas Shaikh: [LINK]

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