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Students for Fair Admissions’s lead trial lawyer Adam K. Mortara denounced the recent ruling in the Harvard admissions lawsuit, arguing at a Harvard Law School event Tuesday that the judge had misinterpreted the case’s facts and legal precedents.

At the event, Mortara said he believes Burroughs — an Obama appointee who Mortara called “dedicated” and “even-handed” — made a “bad ruling” in this case.

He argued that they advantage white applicants and that without these preferences, there is substantially less cause for race-based affirmative action.

“I’m not saying that everybody was against the racial affirmative action is racist.

Over the course of two and a half hours, he fielded questions from dozens of students over whether society “needs” racial affirmative action.

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