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U.S. Appeals court ruling not the final say on Michigan affirmative action
Patrick Center
November 16, 2012 | WGVU  It was 2006 when Michigan voters prohibited preferential treatment based on race, sex or ethnicity. But a federal appeals court has thrown out Michigan's voter-approved ban on affirmative action in college admissions and public hiring. The court says the 2006 amendment to the Michigan Constitution is illegal because it presents an extraordinary burden to opponents who would have to mount their own long, expensive campaign to protect affirmative action. How will Thursday’s ruling impact college admissions?

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