Media Briefing Press Kit
Media Briefing Press Kit

Monday, December 7, 2015, at 12:30 p.m. at the National Press Club
AERA et al. How the Science on Diversity and Affirmative Action Matters to Fisher v. University of Texas, Austin

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AERA Amicus Curiae Brief (PDF)

Briefing Agenda (PDF)

Biographical Sketches (PDF)

Overview: Amicus Curiae Brief Filed by AERA et al. (PDF)
Angelo Ancheta, J.D., M.P.A., Santa Clara University

Research Supporting the Compelling Interest in Diversity (PDF)
Angelo Ancheta, J.D., M.P.A., Santa Clara University 

Research Findings on the Consequences of Eliminating Individualized Considerations of Race in Postsecondary Admissions (PDF)
Liliana M. Garces, Ed.D., J.D., Pennsylvania State University

Are There Workable Alternatives to Affirmative Action? What the Research Shows (PDF)
Gary Orfield, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Diversity in Science and Engineering (PDF)
Shirley Malcom, Ph.D., American Association for the Advancement of Science

"Mismatch" Theory and Empirical Evidence (PDF)
Richard Lempert, Ph.D., University of Michigan

The AERA et al. Amicus Brief in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin: Scientific Organizations Serving Society (PDF)
Felice J. Levine, Ph.D., AERA
Angelo Ancheta J.D., M.P.A., Santa Clara University

Balancing Liberty and Equality: Justice Kennedy's Decisive Vote in Fisher v. University of Texas, Part II (PDF)
Liliana M. Garces, Ed.D., J.D., Pennsylvania State University