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FILE - In this June 24, 2013, file photo, Abigail Fisher, who sued the University of Texas when she was not offered a spot at the university's flagship Austin campus in 2008, speaks in Washington. Consideration of race in college admissions is again in line of fire at the Supreme Court, 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/Charles Dharapak, File)

FILE – In this June 24, 2013, file photo, Abigail Fisher, who sued the University of Texas when she was not offered a spot at the university’s flagship Austin campus in 2008, speaks in Washington. Consideration of race in college admissions is again in line of fire at the Supreme Court, 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/Charles Dharapak, File)