Is Honesty the Best (Judicial) Policy in Affirmative Action Cases? Fisher v. University of Texas Gives the Court (Yet) Another Chance to Say Yes
Vikram D. Amar
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Vanderbilt Law Review En Banc, 2012 Forthcoming
UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 298
This essay explores the likely options the Supreme Court has before it in the pending Fisher v. University of Texas affirmative action case, and locates the case in a larger framework that is rife with doctrinal and historical inconsistency, both as to substance and procedure, and that as a result opens the Court to the charge of intellectual dishonesty (or at least under-explanation).
Number of Pages in PDF File: 19Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: May 23, 2012
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