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Justices send affirmative action case back to lower court

In one of four decisions that were being waited on, the Supreme Court sent affirmative action back to the lower court. In the long term the decision could make it harder for public universities to use diversity as a factor in their admission process. The Cycle hosts talk to NBC’s Pete Williams and SCOTUS Blog’s Tom Goldstein about the precedent set by this decision, then Linda Greenhouse from Yale Law School joins the conversation about the Supreme Court’s decision in Fisher.


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