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Does affirmative action in college admissions make sense? Does it help students, universities, or society at all?
The National Association of Basketball Coaches has filed an amicus ("friend of the Court") brief with the US Supreme Court in the case of a white girl who was denied admission to the University of Texas, Austin, but says she was more qualified than many of the African-American students who were admitted, because the university uses race as one of the factors in deciding admission.