Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has proposed a new form of affirmative action: state institutions would accept the top 10 to 20 percent of each graduating high school class based solely on academic performance. A panel talks about who would benefit under this plan and why it’s more popular than older affirmative action policies.

Guests

  • Barbara Arnwine Executive director of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
  • Stuart Taylor Senior writer with National Journal magazine, contributing editor at Newsweek, and coauthor with KC Johnson of "Until Proven Innocent: Political Correctness and the Shameful Injustices of the Duke Lacrosse Rape Case" (Thomas Dunne Books)

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