Daily Archives: 06/23/2016

United States v. Texas: 4-4 Tie = Bad News for Immigrants

In a very brief announcement, the U.S. Supreme Court announced this morning that it was “equally divided” and thus could not reach a decision on U.S. v. Texas, the case in which the Fifth Circuit blocked President Obama’s executive order…

Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin: Good News!

In a 4-3 decision announced this morning, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the Fifth Circuit  decision holding that it is constitutional for the University of Texas’s admissions program to consider race as one factor–among many–in attempting to create a diverse…