Judge halts law school’s racial admission policy

March 28, 2001

By Kenneth R. Weiss

Los Angeles Times, March 28, 2001

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the University of Michigan’s law school to quit using race as a factor in admissions, ruling that its affirmative action policies violate the U.S. Constitution and are not in the state’s interest.

U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman

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Federal court strikes down U. of Michigan’s racial preferences

March 27, 2001

Washinton, D.C. – In a landmark decision affecting the future of affirmative action, a federal judge ruled today that “the University of Michigan Law School’s use of race as a factor in its admissions decisions is unconstitutional and a violation of Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.” Ruling

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The diversity defense

March 26, 2001

The University of Michigan’s excuse for racial discrimination

By Shikha Dalmia

Weekly Standard, March 26, 2001

One of the first acts of Lee Bollinger upon taking office as president of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, four years ago was to vow publicly to mount the most vigorous and “comprehensive” legal defense of

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2 students ousted for offensive T-shirts

March 23, 2001

Warren Hills moves to confront racism

By Jeff Diamant and Susan Todd

Star-Ledger, March 23, 2001

Officials at Warren Hills Regional High School suspended two students this week for wearing T-shirts with words or symbols that administrators deemed racist or offensive.

A senior was suspended yesterday for wearing, and refusing to take off, a

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Quota U: Ann Arbor shows its colors

March 19, 2001

By Richard Lowry

The National Review, March 19, 2001

The entire academy is depending on the University of Michigan. In response to lawsuits challenging its undergraduate and law-school admissions policies-cases that may well be appealed all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court-the university has undertaken a massive legal, sociological, and public-relations

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