On the day before Thanksgiving, the U.S. Supreme Court will sit down to a plateful of petitions, including two that would return the Court to some of the thorniest subjects it has faced recently: gay rights and affirmative action. At its private conference, the Court will consider whether to review a case that revisits 1986's Bowers v. Hardwick decision and a challenge to University of Michigan's law school admissions policies.
Gay Rights and Affirmative Action on High Court Agenda
November 25, 2002
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