Justice Department might join an affirmative action lawsuit against Harvard

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A nonprofit student group has sued Harvard, arguing it discriminates against Asian-Americans in its admissions process. A trial date hasn’t been set. But a federal judge is Boston is expected to hear arguments tomorrow over whether Harvard can keep some of its admissions records under seal. In a brief filed Friday, the Justice Department says that information should be made public.


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