The Supreme Court 's Decision On Affirmative Action On The Fisher V. University Of Texas Case

2292 WordsOct 14, 201610 Pages
The newspaper article appears to be a news report about the Supreme Court’s decision on affirmative action on the Fisher v. University of Texas case. The purpose of this text is to inform readers about the decision and the view point of officials who agree and disagree with affirmative action, as well of those who are in between and those who don’t think we are close to solving this issue. The author, Adam Liptak, focuses on writing about the United States Supreme Court, and is graduate from Yale; He has even taught courses on the Supreme Court and the First Amendment at several law schools, including, Yale. In a nutshell, Liptak is an expert when dealing with Supreme Court cases. The audience of this article are those supporters and adversaries of affirmative action who wish to be informed of what is going on. The text was published by The New York Times and one should know prior people involved with past cases as they are listed in the article. While it is recommended that one knows names of people involved with this or prior case(s), like that of Abigail Fisher and Justice Kennedy, it is not necessary as the text gives a brief description for those who don’t know. The text was published in 2016, since it’s from this year, it is a great resource since it is up to date with the latest Supreme Court Case dealing with affirmative action. The article starts with the result of the Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, which gave supporters of affirmative action a major win

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