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<p>Abigail Noel Fisher sued the University of Texas after being rejected. She claims it was because she is white. The Supreme Court sidestepped a sweeping decision on the use of race-conscious school admission policies, ruling Monday on the criteria at the University of Texas and whether it violates the equal protection rights of some white applicants.</p>

Abigail Noel Fisher sued the University of Texas after being rejected. She claims it was because she is white. The Supreme Court sidestepped a sweeping decision on the use of race-conscious school admission policies, ruling Monday on the criteria at the University of Texas and whether it violates the equal protection rights of some white applicants.

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Supreme Court sidesteps big ruling on Texas affirmative action

Case involved white student who sued after application was rejected

The Supreme Court sidestepped a sweeping decision on the use of race-conscious school admission policies, ruling Monday on the criteria at the University of Texas and whether it violates the equal protection rights of some white applicants.