Cuéllar, First Mexican-born Justice on California’s Highest Court: Progress, but…

  Come January 2015, Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar will replace conservative veteran justice Marvin Baxter, and become California’s first Mexican-born Supreme Court justice. So what does this mean for California? It means “progress” you can believe in, barely. Cuéllar…
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Supreme Court Ruling on Affirmative Action: Race Matters, and Justice Sotomayor Knows It

Coming back to work from a mini-vacation is tough. But coming back to work to disappointing news from the Supreme Court is even worse. Today, the Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on affirmative action in public college admissions. The decision…
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