Mischief makers: the men behind all those anti-affirmative action lawsuits

December 25, 1997

By Idris M. Diaz

Black Issues in Higher Education, December 25, 1997

When a group of Republican state lawmakers last summer mounted a public campaign to find potential plaintiffs for a class-action lawsuit against the University of Michigan’s affirmative action admissions policies, Jennifer Gratz responded immediately. Gratz, a policeman’s daughter and former

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Double reverse

December 23, 1997

Scholarship program for whites becomes a test of preferences

By June Kronholz

The Wall Street Journal, December 23, 1997

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A few years ago, a federal judge concluded that Alabama’s state universities still were largely segregated and ordered them to do more to bring diversity to their campuses.

That’s how it happens

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Final exam for campus affirmative action?

December 05, 1997

White applicant’s test of Michigan admissions could set national policy

By Rene Sanchez

The Washington Post, December 5, 1997

Jennifer Gratz applied to the University of Michigan two years ago hoping that her strong record as an honors student, a high school leader and a community volunteer would be all she needed to

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CIR files second lawsuit against University of Michigan

December 03, 1997

Washinton, D.C. – The Center for Individual Rights filed a class action lawsuit today against the University of Michigan Law School seeking to have that school’s admissions policies declared unconstitutional. Today’s lawsuit follows an earlier lawsuit filed against the University of Michigan undergraduate College of Literature, Sciences and the Arts.


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