Abigal N. Fisher Case Analysis

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In 2008, Abigal N. Fisher, a caucasian female, applied as a undergrad student at University of Texas at Austin, but was denied admissions. UT admissions policy has a top 10% rule which means, the first top 10% of high school graduates are automatically admitted. Fisher was not in this 10% category and was not admitted based on this rule. UT bases its admission decision partially based on race of the applicant. Based on this consideration, Fisher believes she was denied because of her race. In her argument statement, Fisher attends that the use of race for consideration is in violation of the Equal Protection clause of the 14th amendment. In spring of 2008, Fisher filed a suit in the U.S. District Court of Western Texas. Eventually, after the

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