Affirmative Action. Legal news and articles for April 17 - 29, 2017

PRCAN, ministry of finance and affirmative action in public relationsDeadline extended for Affirmative Action reviewAffirmative Action Fast Facts - KXLH.com | Helena, MontanaAffirmative Action Fast Facts - KXLF.com | Continuous News | Butte ...Affirmative Action Fast Facts - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather - KITV Channel 4Does Your Company Need an Affirmative Action Plan?Affirmative action Trump-style: Ruben NavarretteHow “Firm” Should Affirmative Action Be?Behind the veil: The racism of Princeton's affirmative actionUnesco recommends affirmative action admissions policiesUniversity in Crisis: Affirmative Action Students Excluded from the Right to Education [OPINION]How a Group That Defended Affirmative Action Evolved Into an Anti-Trump ForceSchenectady talks fireworks repeal, affirmative actionRacial Preferences and the Department of EducationThe Corner

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Neil Gorsuch got where he is because of a form of affirmative action
Washington PostApril 3, 2017

Judge Neil Gorsuch, whose nomination to the Supreme Court is expected to be voted on by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday, is an affirmative action baby. But there's no reason to believe that if he's confirmed, his rulings on the high court ...more »

Latina Accepted By 11 Med Schools Has A Message For Those Who Credit Affirmative Action
Huffington PostApril 11, 2017

“Several naysayers have attributed my successes to affirmative action, as opposed to discipline and hard work,” Batista said. “At some points, I had to remind myself that I earned these accomplishments. That I worked just as hard as those around me and ...more »

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PRCAN, ministry of finance and affirmative action in public relations
TheCableApril 29, 2017

The award of a brief to a foreign firm for the public relations campaign for the Debt Management Office of Nigeria in its effort to sell Eurobonds has understandably drawn the ire of the Public Relations Consultants Association of Nigeria (PRCAN ...more »

Deadline extended for Affirmative Action review
McDonough VoiceApril 29, 2017

In other business, Torreson said the city's affirmative action checklist for the hiring of contractual employees has been reviewed by Gunther Construction, contractor for summer improvements to the downtown square. The city administrator said he has ...more »

Affirmative Action Fast Facts - KXLH.com | Helena, Montana
KXLH Helena NewsApril 27, 2017

(CNN) -- Here is some background information about affirmative action as well as a few notable court cases. Facts: Supporters argue that affirmative action is ...more »

Affirmative Action Fast Facts - KXLF.com | Continuous News | Butte ...
KXLF Butte NewsApril 27, 2017

(CNN) -- Here is some background information about affirmative action as well as a few notable court cases. Facts: Supporters argue that affirmative action is ...more »

Affirmative Action Fast Facts - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather - KITV Channel 4
KITV HonoluluApril 27, 2017

Supporters argue that affirmative action is necessary to ensure racial and gender diversity in education and employment. Critics state that it is unfair and causes reverse discrimination. Racial quotas are considered unconstitutional by the US Supreme ...more »

Does Your Company Need an Affirmative Action Plan?
JD Supra (press release)April 26, 2017

To ensure that obligation is met, certain contractors are required, by EO 11246 and related laws, to prepare and maintain an Affirmative Action Plan (AAP). An AAP is a comprehensive, written self-auditing document that generally requires detailed and ...more »

Affirmative action Trump-style: Ruben Navarrette
USA TODAYApril 25, 2017

SAN DIEGO — President Trump's executive order directing federal agencies to “buy American, hire American” is affirmative action for working-class whites in the industrial Midwest. Many folks in Wisconsin, Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania aren't fond of ...more »

How “Firm” Should Affirmative Action Be?
Council On Hemispheric AffairsApril 24, 2017

In Brazil, where affirmative action policies, like university quotas for racial minorities and children of the working class, have been contentious—what are the possible solutions for this malady? As has been the case in the United States, affirmative ...more »

Behind the veil: The racism of Princeton's affirmative action
The Daily PrincetonianApril 21, 2017

There is no denying that Princeton, like many of its peers, uses race-based affirmative action in its admissions decisions, a process that has engendered an apparent quota on students of Asian descent. Ron Unz, writing in the New York Times, calls the ...more »

Unesco recommends affirmative action admissions policies
Times Higher Education (THE)April 20, 2017

Universities across the globe should introduce affirmative action admissions policies to widen access for disadvantaged students, according to a new policy paper from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation. Unesco also ...more »

University in Crisis: Affirmative Action Students Excluded from the Right to Education [OPINION]
RioOnWatchApril 20, 2017

I was inside UERJ, but it was another UERJ, comprised of students who have the privilege of attending classes despite the resource crisis, who don't depend on financial assistance. Our university was the first institution in Brazil to implement ...more »

How a Group That Defended Affirmative Action Evolved Into an Anti-Trump Force
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)April 20, 2017

An anti-Trump protest in January at the U. of California at Berkeley by the group known as By Any Means Necessary. The group has roots in battles over the use of race in college admissions. It has now embraced a new phase of its radical activism ...more »

Schenectady talks fireworks repeal, affirmative action
The Daily GazetteApril 18, 2017

SCHENECTADY -- At its bi-weekly committee meeting Monday, City Council discussed immigration, reaffirmed its prior stance on legalized fireworks and heard from the city's Affirmative Action Advisory Board. The immigration debate resulted in the ...more »

Racial Preferences and the Department of Education
National ReviewApril 17, 2017

Some folks on the left seem to think it is outrageous that the new acting head of the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has criticized the use of racial preferences by universities, a.k.a. affirmative action. But what would be ...more »

The Corner
National ReviewApril 17, 2017

Some folks on the left seem to think it is outrageous that the new acting head of the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has criticized the use of racial preferences by universities, a.k.a. affirmative action. But what would be ...more »

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