Affirmative Action Opponents Appeal Harvard Admissions Ruling
A group that opposes affirmative action is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that Harvard University does not discriminate against Asian American applicants.
Students for Fair Admissions filed a notice Friday with the 1st U.S. Court of Appeals in Boston. The group says it will appeal all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court if necessary.
It is challenging a judge’s Tuesday ruling against all counts of the group’s 2014 lawsuit against Harvard.
The group says Harvard holds down the number of Asian Americans accepted to preserve a racial balance.
Officials from the group and Harvard did not immediately comment on the appeal.
The suit drew support from the Trump administration and reignited a national debate over the use of race in college admissions.
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