Affirmative Action Rejection of Affirmative Action Draws Strong Reactions from Right and Left
June 29, 2023, 7:00 p.m. ET
Conservatives hailed the Supreme Court’s 6-3 ruling, which could drastically alter college admissions policies across the country, while Democrats rued the change.
As Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. finished reading the majority opinion in the Supreme Court chamber on Thursday, a hushed crowd prepared for the possibility of a rare oral dissent from the liberal wing.
It did not come immediately.