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Affirmative Action & College Admissions (2013)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-07-12

Duration: 00:07:22

Subjects: United States. Supreme Court | Law | Affirmative Action | HIGHER EDUCATION


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Devlin, John Interviewee
  • Brown, Herb Interviewee


This segment from the July 12, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s in-studio interview with John Devlin of the LSU Law Center and Herb Brown of the Southern University Law Center. They discuss: the United States Supreme Court’s decision to kick back a case related to affirmative action policies in college admissions to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans; strict scrutiny; and the future of affirmative action.