Gawker’s Michelle Dean maintains that the Court’s 'Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action' decision actually undermines the "political process doctrine,” an interpretation of the Equal Protection clause that holds that some questions are by nature fundamentally political, not legal, and therefore not appropriate for a court to decide.
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High Court’s Prop 2 Decision: What Are the Implications?
- Sunday, Apr 27 2014
- Big Law
- Written by PLP News
The Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the constitutionality of Michigan’s affirmative action ban (“Prop 2”) has a much wider effect on race and the law than the limited defeat for affirmative action that the mainstream press is portraying it to be. So argues the author of a Gawker article.