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Supreme Court to hear Michigan Affirmative Action arguments

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People line up for admission at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington October 1, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
People line up for admission at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington October 1, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

WASHINGTON (WKZO) --  The ban on affirmative action in Michigan is being reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court.  The high court will hear arguments after a federal appeals court threw out the state's voter approved law that removes race as a consideration at universities during the admissions process.  Michigan's law also prohibits race as a measure during hiring and in government contracting.  The federal appeals court says the ban violated the U.S. Constitution under the equal protection clause.

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