Affirmative Action

Scott speaks with education professor Mike Kirst about the recent decision of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse the Texas ban on using race as a factor for eligibility to UT Austin Law School. Mr. Kirst has been covering the effects of this ban and similar ones nationwide during recent years.



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