Originally Posted By: Val
If the use of racial boxes has to go, then legacy, donor, celebrity, and other discriminatory preferences also need to go. IMO, they’re worse than racial preferences in that they enforce and perpetuate privilege.

The judge does not have jurisdiction to ban those preferences. One may think it is unseemly for Harvard to prefer the children of celebrities, but what law is it violating by doing so? Congress could decide that elite schools have become so corrupt that their tax benefits should be withdrawn. I have written repeatedly that purchases of seats should not be deductible as as charity.