Charles Krupa / APPeople walk through the gates of Harvard Yard at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Aug. 13, 2019. (Charles Krupa / AP)
A lawsuit against Harvard University is pending review by the Supreme Court of the United States.
The lawsuit, filed by Students for Fair Admissions in 2014, alleges that Harvard is actively violating Title VI of the Civil Rights Act by discriminating against Asian students.
The nonprofit student rights group appealed its case to Supreme Court after the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court’s ruling against it in 2019.
The SFFA lawsuit aims to entirely ban the practice of affirmative action in admissions, which, according to one expert familiar with the case, is a system vulnerable to fraud.
Cory Liu, a partner at the Ashcroft Law Firm who filed an amicus brief as a part of the case, spoke with The Western