By CBSNewYork Team

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — The Justice Department dropped an affirmative action lawsuit against Yale University on Wednesday.

It was originally filed by the Trump administration last October.

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The suit accuses the school of discriminating against Asian-American and white applicants in its undergraduate admissions process.

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The Justice Department says it will continue to monitor Yale’s compliance with anti-discrimination laws.

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