The University of Texas has won a court battle to continue to use race as a factor in selecting undergraduates.
A federal appeals court panel ruled that it could use so-called affirmative action as a way of promoting diversity.
Last year, the US Supreme Court sent the issue back to lower courts for further review.
In a 2-1 ruling, the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the case of a white student denied a place at the Austin, Texas, university in 2008.
Abigail Fisher said the policy of considering her race violated her civil and constitutional rights.Read More…