CIR expects to dismiss Washtenaw case against Michigan universities

January 30, 2007

Federal lawsuit continues

Washington DC: The Center for Individual Rights expects later today to file a stipulated order to dismiss a case filed earlier this month against the University of Michigan and Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm as part of CIR’s effort to secure immediate implementation of Michigan’s new constitutional amendment that

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UM agrees to comply with Sec. 26 President Coleman’s e-mail explains

January 10, 2007

he following is the text of an e-mail sent by UM President Mary Sue Coleman and Provost Theresa A. Sullivan to University faculty and staff on January 10, 2007:

We are writing to let you know of the University’s next steps with respect to Proposal 2 for admissions and financial aid.

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End Michigan’s racial bias lawlessness

January 07, 2007

By Terence J. Pell

Detroit News, January 7, 2007

On Nov. 7, Michigan overwhelmingly voted to amend the Michigan Constitution to forbid its public institutions from considering “race, sex, color, ethnicity or national origin” in state programs, including admissions to the three major state universities.

Though the amendment clearly states that Michigan colleges

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CIR asks court to order compliance with race ban

January 04, 2007

Follows Sixth Circuit decision paving way for immediate compliance

Washington D.C.: CIR moved quickly to force Michigan colleges to immediately comply with a new state constitutional amendment barring the use of race in their current admissions cycle.

The public interest law firm earlier this week filed a new class action lawsuit in

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