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Should the Supreme Court strike down affirmative action laws

Well - there is going to be a review of Affirmative Action policies by our Supreme Court which has a decided conservative majority. What do you think about the possibility of striking down any affirmative action policies in hiring or entrance policies into professional schools like Medical Schools and Law Schools? Discuss the rationale for and against Affirmative Action. For example the fact that there were ladder jobs available for white ethnics in the 10's, 20's and 30's but those type of working class jobs began to die in the 50's when most blacks begin to migrate to northern cities in search of these jobs. So white ethnics were able to work themselves into better incomes and help their kids while blacks who migrated - moved to areas where jobs were disappearing and they could not move up the ladder as other groups did before them. Blacks who moved north prior to the 1940's also experienced upward mobility.

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Affirmative Action

Well - there is going to be a review of Affirmative Action policies by our Supreme Court which has a decided conservative majority. What do you think about the possibility of striking down any affirmative action policies in hiring or entrance policies into professional schools like Medical Schools and Law Schools? Discuss the rationale for and against Affirmative Action.

I think that striking down affirmative action policies would be an excellent step. Consider the terminology of the Civil Rights Act below:
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 addressed the issue of equal rights regardless of gender, ethnicity or religion. Title VI of the Act states that "[n]o person...shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibited all ...

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This post evaluates the possibility of the Supreme Court striking down affirmative action laws. This would impact entrance into colleges, medical school and law schools. Over 600 words of original text along with resources for additional research.

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