In the first week of the Supreme Court's 2014-2015 term lurks an easy-to-miss case. Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk reveals the ugly side of business today.
A sweeping lawsuit alleges that African-American and Latino high school students are removed at disproportionate rates from regular school and placed in inferior alternative settings.
Andrew Lam is author of East Eats West: Writing in Two Hemispheres and Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diasora. His next book, Birds of Paradise, is due out in 2013.