School board defends suspension of student who wore ‘redneck’ shirt

April 21, 2001

By Jeff Diamant

Star-Ledger, April 21, 2001

The Warren Hills Regional Board of Education has upheld the three-day suspension of high school senior who was suspended last month for wearing, and refusing to take off, a shirt with the words “redneck sports fan” on it.

The student, Tom Sypniewski, had appealed his March

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Affirmative action’s bard

April 12, 2001

Is the University of Michigan’s Lee Bollinger the master of tragedy or farce?

By Carol Iannone

National Review, April 12, 2001

The National Association of Scholars has just released a study showing that racial diversity in a student body does not in itself carry educational benefits, contrary to the claims of affirmative action

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Racial Profiling In University Admissions

April 05, 2001

By Ann Coulter

Human Events Online, April 5, 2001

LAST WEEK, my old law firm won a spectacular court victory against my law school prohibiting it from engaging in racial discrimination in admissions. Thank heaven I’ve graduated. I don’t think I could take the piety and hysteria now engulfing the University of

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Freedom to a T!

April 02, 2001

Shirt doesn’t hold a thread of hate. Board needs to get back to business.

By the editors

Express-Times, April 2, 2001

The Warren Hills Regional School Board will set aside students’ academic achievement, discipline, the district’s budget and who knows what other high-priority matters Tuesday for something of vital importance: What one kid

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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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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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Fierce foes

January 24, 2001

Mild-Mannered Will Hill turns into a tiger

By Duncan Spencer

The Hill, January 24, 2001

From the nearest corner to Will Hill’s modest row house on 14th Street Southeast, he’ll be able to see the campus of the planned “residential facility” where Boys Town USA is to house over 40 delinquent – “at

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Supreme Court may revisit Bakke landmark

January 18, 2001

By Marcia Coyle

Fulton County Daily Report, January 18, 2001

A recent spate of conflicting federal court rulings could soon lead the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider its landmark Bakke ruling on affirmative action.

In the past six months, in four different cases, two circuit courts and two district courts have held either

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