DPLA releases free End of Affirmative Action: Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College ebook

By DPLA, July 13, 2023.
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Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is pleased to announce the release of End of Affirmative Action: Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College, a free, easy-to-read ebook version of the Supreme Court’s recent affirmative action decision. At DPLA, we believe that open and convenient access to information is an essential service core to the role libraries have played in democratic societies for generations. Part of our commitment to maintaining access to information for all is the publication of free, easy-to-read ebook versions of important government documents.

This latest publication includes the full text for the June 2023 decision, including the syllabus; the full text of the decision of the court by Chief Justice John Roberts; the text of the concurring decisions by Associate Justice Clarence Thomas and Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch; and the text of the dissenting opinions by Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson. 

The End of Affirmative Action ebook is part of our Palace Bookshelf collection of more than 16,000 open-access ebooks, which you can browse at palacebookshelf.dp.la or by downloading the free Palace Project app for iOS or Android.

Special thanks to Digital Divide Data, which provided technical support including EPUB conversion, OCR, and proofreading services. We also extend our thanks to DPLA Curation Corps member Stacy Tomaszewski, Electronic Resources Librarian at California’s Alameda County Library, and Curation Corps Team Leader Georgia Westbrooks for their work in creating this ebook. 

The release of the End of Affirmative Action ebook follows our recent publication of January 6th on the Record, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, and The Covid Archive, a finding aid to government documents related to the Covid-19 pandemic. All of DPLA’s publications are available for free download here

DPLA’s ebook work is supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

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