Regents of the University of California V. Bakke: American Education and Affirmative Action

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Regents of the University of California v. Bakke familiarizes students with the landmark Supreme Court case that addressed the issue of affirmative action. In 1973 and 1974, Allan Bakke, a white male, was denied admission to the medical school at the University of California in Davis, despite being well qualified. Bakke filed suit, claiming racial discrimination. In a closely divided 1978 decision, the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of programs giving advantage to minorities, but denied quota systems in college ...

Regents of the University of California V. Bakke: American Education and Affirmative Action 2007, Chelsea House Publications, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791092606

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