Below you'll find a partial transcript of the recent U.S. Supreme Court 1 opinion on the lawsuit concerning the University of Michigan Law School affirmative action program, formally known as Grutter v. Bollinger et al. This high profile lawsuit was initiated by Barbara Grutter, a white female resident of Michigan who applied for admittance to the Law School in 1996 and was rejected.
BARBARA GRUTTER, PETITIONER v. LEE BOLLINGER et al. ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT (June 23, 2003) Justice O’Connor delivered the opinion of the Court.
GRUTTER v. BOLLINGER Syllabus (b) All government racial classifications must be analyzed by a re-viewing court under strict scrutiny. Adarand Constructors, Inc. v. Pefia, 515 U. S. 200, 227. But not all such uses are invalidated by strict scrutiny. Race-based action necessary to further a compelling govern-.
Review the three court cases listed in “supplemental materials”, Grutter v. Bollinger, Fisher V. University of Texas, or Podberesky v. Kirwan. Pick one court case and summarize the racial discrimination exhibited in the specific court case you selected.. The quality of my essay was worth the money I had paid.
Case summary for Gratz v. Bollinger: Two Caucasians challenged the University of Michigan’s admissions policy after being denied entry into the undergraduate program, claiming the procedure violated the 14th Amendment’s Equal Protection clause.; The Procedure automatically added 20 points onto the application of a minority candidate.
A summary and case brief of Grutter v. Bollinger, 539 U.S. 306 (2003), including the facts, issue, rule of law, holding and reasoning, key terms, and concurrences and dissents.
Grutter v. Bollinger (2003) was an attempt by the U.S. Supreme Court to define the acceptable boundaries of university affirmative action programs.While setting limits on the design of such programs, Grutter, along with Gratz v.Bollinger (decided the same day), upheld the practice generally and answered some existing questions about allowable techniques.
Similar numbers there might be suggestive of institutional reverse discrimination, and this was essentially Justice Rehnnquist’s claim in his dissent for Grutter v. Bollinger. Moreover, Rehnquist argued, this bias was more troubling in the University of Michigan Law School case ( Grutter ), because the overall number of Latinos admitted from 1995-2000 was only half that of African Americans.