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High Court Flooded with Filings Supporting Affirmative Action

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High Court Flooded with Filings Supporting Affirmative Action

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High Court Flooded with Filings Supporting Affirmative Action

High Court Flooded with Filings Supporting Affirmative Action

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Hundreds of groups and individuals file friend-of-the-court briefs in support of the University of Michigan, whose admissions policies are being challenged by three white students. Several former military leaders sign an appeal to preserve affirmative action, saying it is needed for a diverse officer corps. Hear retired Lt. Gen. Julius Becton and NPR's Nina Totenberg.