It is extremely rare for the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn one of its prior decisions. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483 (1954), comes to mind. But, that decision overruled the “separate but equal” ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537 (1896) decision. See that decision in Brown

The case of Abigail Fisher is once again back before the United States Supreme Court. Ms. Fisher sued the University of Texas when she was first denied admission. She is attacking the affirmative action program at UT. UT allowed the top ten percent of each graduating class at the time. Ms. Fisher argues that that