Trump Administration Reverses Obama-Era Guidance On Use Of Race In College AdmissionsThe Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded a set of Obama-era policies that promoted using race to achieve diversity in schools, teeing up new battle lines over admissions standards.
Bay Area Appears To Side With Trump On Affirmative ActionThe Justice Department is considering suing colleges and universities for discriminating against white applicants.
Supreme Court Ruling Jeopardizes Hope To Overturn Affirmative Action Ban At California Public Universities The effort to overturn California’s ban on affirmative action at state public universities suffered a severe blow with a Supreme Court decision announced on Tuesday.
Democrats Scrap Plan To Bring Back Affirmative Action To UC, CSU Admissions Bowing to pressure from within their party, Democrats in the Legislature on Monday abandoned an attempt to repeal California's voter-approved ban on affirmative action in the state's higher education system.
Phil Matier: Asian-American Lawmakers Pull Support For Affirmative Action PushA push to change California's affirmative action law at public universities is losing steam in the State legislature after several Asian-American lawmakers pulled their support for the bill.
Push To Bring Back Affirmative Action At UC, CSU Faces BacklashThe push to bring back affirmative action at California’s public universities is hanging by a thread. Several state lawmakers who previously supported the bill have now reversed course, amid a backlash among the Asian-American community.
California Voters May Reconsider Affirmative Action At Public UniversitiesVoters would reconsider affirmative action programs at California’s public universities in November under a proposed constitutional amendment approved by the state Senate.
Affirmative Action Survives Supreme Court Review; Bay Area Gives Affirmative ReactionAffirmative action in college admissions survived U.S. Supreme Court review Monday in a consensus decision that avoided the difficult constitutional issues surrounding a challenge to the University of Texas admission plan.
Supreme Court Case May Affect Prop. 209, Bring Back Affirmative ActionA civil rights lawyer who challenged a ban on affirmative action in public university admissions in Michigan said Monday that a future U.S. Supreme Court ruling in that case could “reopen the door” to a resumption of limited affirmative action in California.
Opinion: Binders Full Of Women Is Only Tip Of Romney Anti-Women IcebergRomney is lucky that people grabbed on to the "binders full of women" comment because his comment about giving his female Chief of Staff flex time so she could go home and cook dinner was mostly over looked.
CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court NomineesWith four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.
Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To FollowThe Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, D.C., and after the stunt Chief Justice John Roberts pulled three months ago with the Obamacare ruling, I would prefer it was Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson coming into town instead.
Supreme Court Kicks Off New Term, Faces Agenda That May Include Gay MarriageA new term opened on Monday and the nine justices will address another potentially historic docket. California's fight same-sex marriage could be taken up.
UC Urges Supreme Court To Uphold Texas Affirmative Action PolicyThe University of California is urging the U.S. Supreme Court not to make Texas suffer the same lack of diversity that it argues has plagued UC ever since the passage of Proposition 209.
Opinion: Republicans Bring Back Politics Of Racial DivisionIn 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama's election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.