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Supreme Court Rules in Two Cases Stemming from Texas

On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down decisions in two of the three pending major cases tied to Texas. The court deadlocked 4-4 on President Obama’s plan that would have shielded millions of immigrants from deportation. And, in a 4-3 decision, the court upheld the affirmative action program at the University of Texas. Joining us to […]

The US Supreme Court building in Washington, DC. Photo: Wikipedia Commons/Public DomainOn Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down decisions in two of the three pending major cases tied to Texas. The court deadlocked 4-4 on President Obama’s plan that would have shielded millions of immigrants from deportation. And, in a 4-3 decision, the court upheld the affirmative action program at the University of Texas.

Joining us to discuss the rulings is Josh Blackman, associate professor of law at Houston College of Law (formerly known as South Texas College of Law).

(Above: The US Supreme Court building in Washington, DC. Photo: Wikipedia Commons/Public Domain)

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