Supreme Court upholds University of Texas affirmative action plan

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WASHINGTON– The Supreme Court, 4-3, upheld the race-conscious admissions program at the University of Texas Thursday, saying that the plan, that takes race into consideration as one factor of admissions, is constitutional.

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By Ariane de Vogue

CNN Supreme Court Reporter

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