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July 14, 2023

After Supreme Court Ends Most Race-Conscious College Admissions Policies, Two Elite Law Schools Seen As Models for Creating or Maintaining a Diverse Student Body

After the U.S. Supreme Court issued its recent opinion in Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard, in a world where promoting educational diversity might be commendable but admissions must generally be race-blind, law schools at University of Michigan and the University of California, Berkeley, situated in states with anti-affirmative action statutes, demonstrate the strategies and resources that foster racial representation that reflects the general population, such as recruiting potential students and considering factors such as whether an applicant was the first in the family to attend college.

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