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Nelson Mullins COVID-19 Resources

Nelson Mullins is continuing to monitor developments related to COVID-19, including guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and various federal, state, and local government authorities. The firm is taking appropriate precautionary actions and has implemented plans to ensure the continuation of all firm services to clients from both in office and remote work arrangements across our 25 offices. 

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Nelson Mullins COVID-19 Resources

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June 25, 2020

California is closer to restoring affirmative action in college admissions


In an article published in EducationDive, Art Coleman discusses California’s upcoming vote on  reinstating affirmative action in admissions to the state's public colleges this November, a move experts say is all the more likely as protests over systemic racial injustices roil the U.S.

California's move to reinstate would just make sense, said Coleman, co-founder and managing partner of EducationCounsel, a consulting firm and affiliate of Nelson Mullins, and a longtime defender of affirmative action in higher ed. Decades of court precedent have backed race-conscious admissions policies. Though, as in Washington's case, the public might have a skewed view of what affirmative action means, he added. U.S. Supreme Court rulings have barred colleges from fulfilling racial quotas, but uninformed voters might incorrectly believe that to be the definition of affirmative action.

"Affirmative action in higher ed admissions isn't a check-the-box activity, it's a very highly contextualized review of students," Coleman said.

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