Dicta

The home of “things said” by the National Association of Scholars.

Eastern Michigan University Settles with Expelled Counseling Student Julea Ward

Ashley Thorne

Eastern Michigan University will pay $75,000 to settle a suit brought by Julea Ward, a counseling student the university expelled because of her beliefs about homosexuality.

NAS's California and Connecticut Affiliates File Amicus Brief in Fisher v. Texas

Ashley Thorne

The friend-of-the-court brief filed by the California Association of Scholars and the Connecticut Association of Scholars asks the Supreme Court to revisit the "diversity" rationale for racial preferences in college admissions.

SCOTUS Strikes Down Raced-Based Redistricting in Texas

Glenn Ricketts

Race based legislative boundaries are banned in Texas in a case that bears on university admissions policy.

The Right to Dissent: Reply to KC Johnson

Peter Wood

NAS president Peter Wood responds to KC Johnson's assertion that NAS's defense of counseling student Jennifer Keeton contradicted NAS's commitment to equal treatment.

NAS California Affiliate Introduces Amicus Brief Filed in Pending Supreme Court Case

John M. Ellis

The California Association of Scholars offers a statement on the amicus curiae brief they submitted in support of Fisher v. University of Texas, a case that challenges the use of racial preferences in university admissions.

NAS Defends Freedom of Speech in Barnes v. Zaccari

Ashley Thorne

NAS joins a coalition of fifteen organizations to defend freedom of speech at Valdosta State University.

NAS Urges Court to Rule Racial Preferences at U Texas Unconstitutional

Ashley Thorne

The NAS has signed a friend-of-the-court brief in the case Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin.