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Last Name 1Student's nameProfessor's nameSubjectDateFisher vs. University of TexasIn 1997, the Texas legislature passed a law that required the University of Texas to admit all high school students in the top ten percent of their class. Abigail N. Fisher a Caucasian femaleapplied for entry into the university however she was not in the top ten percent of her class. Fisher filed a suit against the university claiming that the University's consideration of race was against the equal protection clause of the fourteenth amendment. Race should be considered as a determinant of admission to higher education institutions to create a healthy environment for all students in the institution.Specific factors ought to be considered when accepting students to the various institutions of higher learning. For instance, there ought to be consideration of institutional interests that pertain to the conducive environment for learning. To comprehend this point, we