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The Private School Persuasion of the Supreme Courtposted on July 18, 2018
The Atlantic’s Alia Wong reports that a majority of Supreme Court justices have graduated from private Catholic high schools. The question of the Court’s schooling background and its influence come on the heels of an array of upcoming cases that deal with affirmative action, school vouchers, and discrimination in admissions decisions. “And while the Justices share unusual and noteworthy educational experiences, those personal narratives are ultimately less revealing than the legal history itself,” Wong writes.