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Fisher vs. University of Texas: Affirmative action gets its day in court

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Leon Wheeler holds a sign that reads "We Support U.T. Austion" during a rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court Supreme, on October 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. The high court is scheduled to hear arguments on Fisher V. University of Texas at Austin and are tasked with ruling on whether the university's consideration of race in admissions is constitutional. Mark Wilson/Getty Images

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in Fisher vs. University of Texas.

The case stems from a legal complaint by Texas student Abigail Fisher who was denied admission to the University of Texas at Austin in 2008.

Fisher, who is white, claims she was unfairly rejected from a university because of affirmative action.

We speak to Tejinder Singh from SCOTUSblog.

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