U.S. Supreme Court justices cast doubt on affirmative action in college admissions

Oral arguments, scheduled to last just over two-and-a-half hours, stretched for nearly six hours in one of the most controversial cases before court this year

By: - October 31, 2022 3:13 pm
Students protest outside of U.S. Supreme Court as it considers affirmative action case

Harvard University student Emma Oyakhine, left, joins demonstrators in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 31, 2022, in Washington, D.C., as two cases challenging affirmative action were being argued inside. (Ariana Figueroa/States Newsroom)

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Allison Winter
Allison Winter

Allison Winter is a Washington D.C. correspondent for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes the Idaho Capital Sun.