If the justices take the case — a reasonably safe bet — affirmative action in higher education, which has survived several close calls at the court, will again be in peril. Its main vulnerability will be the contested and largely untested proposition that diversity enhances education, and that students of different backgrounds benefit from learning from one another. The court has said that idea is the sole permissible rationale for taking account of race in admissions decisions. But members of what is now a six-justice conservative bloc have mocked the notion and questioned how it could be subjected to meaningful judicial scrutiny.
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Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear a major abortion case concerning a Mississippi law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks. The high court indicated that it will take up the case in its next term that begins in the fall. The case, Dobbs vs. Jackson Women's Health Organization, was included on an order list released by the court Monday.
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The president acted under pressure from activists pushing for more seats to alter the ideological balance of the court after President Donald J. Trump appointed three justices, including one to a seat that Republicans had blocked his predecessor, Barack Obama, from filling for almost a year. The result is a court with a stronger conservative tilt, now 6 to 3, after the addition of Mr. But while Mr.
KELO — State lawmakers will start taking a deeper look next week at what more they want, now that voters have legalized marijuana in South Dakota. The first set of meetings are Wednesday and Thursday in the state Capitol. At this point, 12 witnesses are scheduled the first day and five on the second day. On the medical marijuana measure known as IM 26, South Dakotans voted , yes and , no in the November 3 election.