From the New York Times:
In a fractured decision that revealed deep divisions over what role the judiciary should play in protecting racial and ethnic minorities, the Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a Michigan constitutional amendment that bans affirmative action in admissions to the state’s public universities. The 6-to-2 ruling effectively endorsed similar measures in seven other states. It may also encourage more states to enact measures banning the use of race in admissions or to consider race-neutral alternatives to ensure diversity.
States that forbid affirmative action in higher education, like Florida and California, as well as Michigan, have seen a significant drop in the enrollment of black [...]
When taken alone animals, puns, and the Supreme Court bring plenty of joy to humanity, but when they're all three combined into one object? It's like a perfect storm of happiness. Witness Zoopreme Court, an enchanting site where you can find delicate drawings of what Thurgood Marshall would look like if he was Thurgood Marshvole (pictured above). You can also rest your weary eyes on Sandra Day Okapi, John Paul Steervens, and many more. And it's not just the justices — there are landmark cases too! Roe v. Wading Bird, anyone?