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The Legal and Legislative Environment and W&M Admission


W&M’s resource hub for legal and legislative admissions questions

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In Spring 2024, Virginia passed legislation ending legacy status consideration during the application review process at public universities in Virginia.

In June 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion deciding two cases involving race-based college admissions: Students for Fair Admissions V. Harvard and Students for Fair Admissions v. University of North Carolina.

Below are a series of frequently asked questions related to current events.



The following are FAQs related to the June 2023 Supreme Court opinion.