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Separately, Trump’s Justice Department has filed briefs that back the plaintiff’s views in a lawsuit accusing Harvard University of bias against Asian Americans in admissions.
The plaintiff, Students for Fair Admissions, has appealed the ruling and hopes to push the issue up to the Supreme Court.
But race-conscious admissions is a widespread practice that the Supreme Court has long allowed, as long as schools do not use quotas and follow certain other restrictions.
Opponents of those rulings are hoping to find a way to get the issue back in front of the Supreme Court.
ADADThe department’s probe of Yale was launched in 2018 after Asian American groups complained about the university’s admissions.