Still unconstitutional

September 30, 2003

Supreme discrimination

By Peter Kirsanow

National Review Online, September 30, 2003

It’s a new academic year. Millions of applications will soon be flowing into college admissions offices.

As in previous years, administrators will comb through applicant files separating those who make the grade from those who don’t. This year reviewers will have a powerful

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Student sues Cal Poly campus, saying it violated his free-speech rights

September 26, 2003

By Alice Gomstyn

Chronicle of Higher Education, September 26, 2003

A student at California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo sued university officials on Thursday for what he and his lawyers called a violation of his First Amendment right to free speech.

Steven Hinkle, a senior, said that university officials had threatened

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Cal Poly student’s lawsuit says he was punished for trying to post flier

September 25, 2003

By Mary Beth Marklein

USA Today, September 25, 2003

A California Polytechnic State University senior plans to file a lawsuit against top campus officials today, arguing that they unfairly punished him after he tried to post a flier promoting an upcoming speech by an author whose ideas a group of black students

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Lawsuit challenges use of student conduct code to punish speech

September 25, 2003

Washington, D.C. — A California Polytechnic student disciplined for posting a flier promoting a campus speech will ask a federal court on Thursday (June 25) to protect his and his fellow students’ constitutional right to free speech. The student, Steven Hinkle, was found guilty of “disruption” by the University after

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Uncertain Direction: The Legacy of Gratz and Grutter

September 05, 2003

By Michael Rosman

The Jurist Online, September 5, 2003

In bringing several lawsuits against the University of Michigan (“UM”) for its admissions policies — one involving the policies of the Law School (Grutter v. Bollinger) and the other involving the policies of the undergraduate School of Literature, Science and Arts (Gratz v.

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Winks, Nods, Disguises-and Racial Preference

September 01, 2003

By Carl Cohen

Commentary Magazine, September 1, 2003

TWENTY-FIVE years ago, when the case of Bakke v. University of California arrived before the U.S. Supreme Court, it was widely anticipated that the Justices would at last resolve an issue that had been bedeviling the country for years: the permissibility of preference by

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