Affirmative Action

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Democrats Scrap Affirmative Action Amendment

Bowing to pressure from within their party, Democrats in the Legislature on Monday abandoned an attempt to repeal the voter-approved ban on affirmative action in the state’s higher education system.

03/17/2014

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Calif. Supreme Court Rules Law School Data On Race, Attendance, Grades Should Be Available To Public

The California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that law school data on race, attendance and grades should be available to the public.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/19/2013

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‘Black Bruins’ Video Highlights Stark Statistics About Diversity At UCLA

A YouTube video by a group of university students is gaining national attention for revealing some stark statistics about the state of diversity at UCLA.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/11/2013

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Echoes Of Calif. Affirmative Action Law In Case Before High Court

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in an affirmative action ban modeled after California’s 17-year-old law.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/15/2013

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Opinion: Binders Full Of Women Is Only Tip Of Romney Anti-Women Iceberg

Romney is lucky that people grabbed on to the “binders full of women” comment because his comment about giving his female Chief of Staff flex time so she could go home and cook dinner was mostly over looked.

10/22/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court Nominees

With four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.

10/18/2012

ACA supporters and protesters in front of the Supreme Court (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To Follow

The Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, D.C., and after the stunt Chief Justice John Roberts pulled three months ago with the Obamacare ruling, I would prefer it was Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson coming into town instead.

10/02/2012

Mitt Romney accepting Donald Trump's endorsement (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Bring Back Politics Of Racial Division

In 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama’s election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.

08/08/2012

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US Appeals Court Upholds Ban On Affirmative Action In California

A federal appeals court on Monday dealt another legal setback to affirmative action supporters in California.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/02/2012

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