Harvard’s Newest Foe: It’s Again the Focus of a Challenge to the College Admissions Process

From a story on politico.com by Bianca Quilantan headlined “Harvard’s newest foe”:

Harvard University is yet again the focus of a challenge to its admissions process. But this time, the civil rights groups, Biden administration officials and liberal lawmakers who were allies in the fight to protect race-conscious admissions are now its opponents.

At issue? The Ivy League institution’s use of legacy preferences.

The Supreme Court’s decision to gut the use of affirmative action in college admissions has sparked a new drive to find other ways to boost underrepresented applicants and curb some of the most common practices that act as discriminatory screens.