As court battles wage over affirmative action, academics with legal expertise see other actual and potential points of litigation that could have a major impact on diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education.

“The smart money is that affirmative action’s days are numbered,” said Justin Driver, the Harry N. Wyatt Professor of Law and the Ludwig and Wolf Teaching Scholar at the University of Chicago Law School.

The death blow he predicts could be delivered by the U.S. Supreme Court in any number of pending cases….

Diverse Issues in Higher Education