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Report: Affirmative Action May Harm Law Students


News Headlines: Aug. 28, 2007
Press Release: U.S. Civil Rights Commission Warns That Affirmative Action Might Harm Minority Law Students — "Admitting students into law schools for which they might not academically be prepared could harm their academic performance and hinder their ability to obtain secure and gainful employment ... Moreover, racial preferences might also contribute to racial income and wealth disparities."

Do you agree? What do make of the report's concept of affirmative action? Should racial preferences be used in student admissions?

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