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In this Oct. 10, 2012, file photo, Abigail Fisher, the Texan involved in the University of Texas affirmative action case, accompanied by her attorney Bert Rein, talks to reporters outside the Supreme Court in Washington. Consideration of race in college admissions is again in line of fire at the Supreme Court on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, for the second time in three years, in the case of Fisher, a white Texas woman who was rejected for admission at the University of Texas. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Supreme Court revisits Texas affirmative action in new case (access required)

WASHINGTON — Basketball coaches, leading military officers and many of the country's biggest businesses agree that the Supreme Court should preserve the use of race as a factor in college admissions. But they may be in a fight they cannot win, as the justices take up a case that presages tighter limits on affirmative action ...