Today brings an appellate argument in the first major test of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2003 ruling that allowed colleges and universities to keep using race as part of their admissions criteria, and Wiley Rein founder Bert Rein will be front and center at the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Rein will be representing two white students who claim that the University of Texas is violating the law by including race among its admissions criteria; the university rejected both students when they applied for membership in UT’s class of 2008, according to court records and this nice write-up in the Austin American-Statesman.

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