Brief Amicus Curiae of Gail Heriot and Peter N. Kirsanow, Members of the U.S Commission on Civil Rights, in Their Personal Capacities in Support of Petitioner in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College (No. 20-1199).
36 Pages Posted: 29 Mar 2021 Last revised: 22 Apr 2021
Date Written: 2021
In this brief, Amici respond to two of the assumptions that underpin the case for race-preferential admissions policies: (1) that these policies promote racial integration on campuses; and (2) that these policies are the result of expert academic judgments concerning the pedagogical benefits of a racially diverse class. The evidence shows that neither assumption is true.
Keywords: Accreditation, affirmative action, Asian Americans, diversity, Grutter v. Bollinger, neo-segregation, race-preferential admissions, Students for Fair Admissions
JEL Classification: k00,k49
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