$2 awarded in housing case

August 30, 2003

Mathys not liable; Fresno to pay nominal amount

By Jerry Bier

The Fresno Bee, August 30, 2003

A $27 million lawsuit ended at a couple of dollars Friday.

A federal court jury decided in favor of former City Council Member Chris Mathys and at the same time concluded that any damage caused by a

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CIR to monitor Michigan’s new admissions system

August 28, 2003

Day-to-day operation is key

Washington, D.C. — The Center for Individual Rights, which represented plaintiffs Jennifer Gratz and Patrick Hamacher in their successful effort to strike down the University of Michigan undergraduate admissions systems before the U.S. Supreme Court today announced that they will monitor the University’s new admissions system to

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Further reading on the Michigan cases:

August 14, 2003

Below are newspaper articles, journal articles, and web links for futher reading on the Michigan cases. Click on the headlines below to read the article.

Bradley, Ed, Negative About Affirmative Action? 60 Minutes, CBS News, October 29, 2000 Bray, Thomas, Race Preferences Made Permanent Detroit News, December 20, 2000 Bray, Thomas, Soft Bigotry Wins Two in

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Gratz v. Bollinger – Selected Legal Documents

August 14, 2003

Remand proceedings, including damages

 Brief in opposition to motion for supplementary brief (April 20, 2005) Defendents motion for leave to file supplementary brief (April19,2005) Motion for compensatory Damages (Feb 22, 2005) Motion for nominal damages (Dec. 8, 2004) Motion for judgment (Dec. 8, 2004) Motion for interim attorneys’ fees (June 29, 2004)

Proceedings before the U.S. Supreme

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Amicus briefs

August 14, 2003

Briefs filed before Supreme Court in support of CIR

United States (Gratz) United States (Grutter) Anti-Defamation League (Gratz & Grutter) Asian American Legal Foundation (Gratz & Grutter) Cato Institute (Gratz & Grutter) Center for New Black Leadership (Gratz & Grutter) Center for Equal Opportunity, Independent Women’s Forum, and American Civil Rights Institute (Gratz & Grutter) Center for Individual Freedom (Gratz & Grutter) Center for the Advancement of Capitalism (Gratz & Grutter) Claremont Institute Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence (Gratz & Grutter) Duane C. Ellison (Gratz) Florida and Governor Jeb Bush (Gratz & Grutter) Law

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Grutter v. Bollinger – Selected legal documents

August 14, 2003

Oral Argument Transcript Plaintiffs’ Supreme Court Reply Brief (March 24, 2003) Supreme Court Amicus Brief for the United States Supporting Plaintiffs (January 16, 2003) Complete List of Supreme Court Amici Opposing Michigan’s Race-Based Admissions Policies Plaintiffs’ Opening Supreme Court Brief (January 16, 2003) Plaintiffs’ Reply to Michigan’s Brief in Opposition to Certiorari (November 11, 2002) Michigan’s Brief in Opposition to Certiorari (October 29, 2002) Plaintiffs’

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