‘Fisher v. University of Texas’ Experts Available for Legal Analysis

CHICAGO, Oct. 4, 2012 – Reporters seeking analysis and comment on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin may contact the _ for neutral experts who are knowledgeable about the legal issues in the landmark Supreme Court case. Sources are available before and after oral arguments on Oct. 10.

The Court is being asked to rule on the constitutionality of the school’s use of race as one of myriad factors in undergraduate admissions decisions.

With nearly 400,000 members, the _ is the world’s largest voluntary professional membership organization. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.

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