The petition of the day is:

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Disclosure: Kevin Russell of Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel on an amicus brief in support of the respondents.

Issue: Whether a state violates the Equal Protection Clause by amending its constitution to prohibit race- and sex-based discrimination or preferential treatment in public-university admissions decisions. (Kagan, J., recused.)

Posted in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Mary Pat Dwyer, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Mar. 21, 2013, 10:36 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2013/03/petition-of-the-day-422/