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October 11, 2012

Educators debate impact of ruling on affirmative action

10:18PM EST October 10. 2012 - WASHINGTON -- Lawyers representing higher education groups and universities worried Wednesday that the Supreme Court may be headed toward a reversal on affirmative action.

Charles Sims, who filed a brief supporting the University of Texas' use of racial preferences on behalf of 36 small liberal arts colleges, said Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito -- the two Republican nominees not on the court when the last affirmative action case was decided -- seemed to reject using race in admissions decisions.

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