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Affirmative Action Court Hearing

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The ban on affirmative action in Michigan is being reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court.  The high court will hear arguments after a federal appeals court threw out the state's voter approved law that removes race as a consideration at universities during the admissions process. The federal appeals court says the ban violated the U.S. Constitution under the equal protection clause. 

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