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Decision Appealed

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The Massachusetts attorney general’s office has filed for a full-court hearing of an appellate panel’s decision that struck down the Lynn district’s race-conscious student-transfer policy. The petition, filed Nov. 3, asks for a hearing by all the judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit. The attorney general’s office argued that a three-judge panel’s Oct. 20 decision inappropriately applied a pair of U.S. Supreme Court rulings guiding the use of race in college admissions.

Vol. 24, Issue 12, Page 4

Published in Print: November 17, 2004, as Decision Appealed

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