A Victory for White Guilt

June 28, 2003

Justice O’Connor and her colleagues embrace anti-Americanism.

By Shelby Steele

The Wall Street Journal, June 28, 2003

At last the Supreme Court has ruled on the use of racial preferences in university admissions. And now that it has happened, one wonders why the court took up the matter in the first place–unless its

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Court Gives New Life to Quota Camouflage

June 27, 2003

By Terence J. Pell

Washington Post, June 27, 2003

Imagine a New Year’s Eve celebration at high noon on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court.

As soon as the court released its twin decisions on the admissions policies of the University of Michigan last week, giddy spokesmen for higher education broke out

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Group vows to monitor academia’s responses

June 25, 2003

By Diana Jean Schemo

The New York Times, June 25, 2003

The conservative public interest law firm that challenged affirmative action at the University of Michigan is vowing to monitor academia’s responses to Monday’s Supreme Court rulings. The group, the Center for Individual Rights, also promises further lawsuits against institutions that overstep

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Supreme Court’s mixed decision on race preferences

June 23, 2003

“The court’s mixed decision strikes a blow against one form of race-based preferences,” said Terry Pell, President of Center for Individual Rights (CIR). “It openly addressed the dirty little secret of this case: the use of segregated admissions tracks, bonus points, grids and other quota-like devices for college admissions. ”


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Prof. Maitland settles his case against U. Minnesota

June 12, 2003

Will oversee gender equity in pay decisions

Washington, D.C. – After more than a decade in the federal courts (three decades if you count the underlying Rajender litigation at the University), the case of Ian Maitland v. University of Minnesota has settled.

Ian Maitland, a Professor at the University’s Carlson School of

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Judge broke rules on race case

June 06, 2003


CBSnews.com, June 6, 2003

(CBS/AP) The federal judge whose majority opinion sent an important affirmative action case to the Supreme Court improperly intervened in the appeal, a colleague said in an internal review that did not recommend any punishment.

Chief Judge Boyce F. Martin Jr. of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of

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Justice Rehnquist’s dissent in Grutter

June 03, 2003

Grutter v. Bollinger 539 U.S. 306, 367-369 (2003) (Rehnquist, C.J., dissenting).

By Justice Rehnquist

United States Supreme Court, June 3, 2003

Only when the “critical mass” label is discarded does a likely explanation for these numbers emerge. The Court states that the Law School’s goal of attaining a “critical mass” of underrepresented minority

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