A divided Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the NAACP has legal standing to challenge rules established by Gov. Jeb Bush eliminating affirmative action admission policies at state universities. The 4-3 ruling sends the case back to the 1st District Court of Appeal, which had said the NAACP lacked standing. It also re-establishes rights of nonprofit groups to challenge proposed rules without waiting for harmful consequences to be manifested, said the NAACP.
NAACP Can Challenge Florida Anti-Affirmative Action Rules
Daily Business Review
November 14, 2003