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All and we have breaking news the US Supreme Court just finishing hearing oral arguments.
On an affirmative action case that could spill over -- business Peter Barnes joins us now from outside the High Court hearings.
And that's right Dennis the -- this wrapping up the arguments inside there this is a case about whether the University of Texas violated the constitution by allowing race.
To be considered in approving some students for admission -- most of the students at the University of Texas about recorders are admitted.
In a color blind to race neutral process.
That -- Texas residents automatic admission if they were in the top 10%.
Of their high school class but the rest of the students about a quarter.
Who apply to university go through a process that combines some indexes some scores and one of those indexes is composed of about a dozen or so criteria.
A little bit more subjective.
Personal essays extracurricular activities community service work experience.
And race race is one of those doesn't.
Now in earlier -- the supreme cases rather Supreme Court has allowed colleges and universities.
To consider race as a factor for admission as long as it's used is narrowly.
To meet a compelling government interest in creating a diverse student body diversity that in theory can create benefits in the educational experience for all students now -- but there was a white student.
Who at in Texas was denied admission in 2008.
And sued saying the university's admissions process was not necessarily it was not.
Narrowly targeted enough.
Under that test right now in the questions here inside.
The question we're pretty much long ideological lines here so it's unclear.
Whether or not the justices.
Side with the student or side with the university and while the university of continue affirmative action affirmative action supporters say that that the court hear more conservative.
Limit affirmative action not just in education but also government and business done -- -- -- Thanks Peter you think that they should be over but now they've they were doing of US Supreme Court -- thousand college 35 years ago.
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