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University of Texas can use race in admissions

A federal appeals court panel has ruled that the University of Texas can continue using race in its undergraduate admissions.

A 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel in New Orleans ruled 2-1 Tuesday that barring the University of Texas from "limited use of race" would hurt diversity on campus.

The university was sued in 2008 by Abigail Fisher, who is white, for being denied admission.

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