Landmark Court Cases:
Regents of the University of California v. Bakke
Held that race based set-asides in educational opportunities violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution. The decision leaves the door open to some race usage in admission decisions.
Regents of the University of California v. Bakke 438 U.S. 265 (1978) was a
landmark decision by the Supreme Court of the United States. It upheld
Allan Bakke, a thirty-five-year-old white man, had twice applied for admission to
the University of California Medical School at Davis. He was rejected both times.
Regents of the University of California v. Bakke (No. 7811). Argued: October 12,
1977. Decided: June 28, 1978. 18 Cal.3d 34, 553 P.2d 1152, affirmed in part ...
View this case and other resources at: Citation. 438 U.S. 265, 98 S. Ct. 2733, 57
L. Ed. 2d 750, 1978 U.S. Brief Fact Summary. The Respondent,
In Regents of University of California v. Bakke (1978), the Court ruled
unconstitutional a university's use of racial "quotas" in its admissions process, but
held that ...
In the early 1970s, the medical school of the University of California at Davis ...
The Supreme Court found for Bakke against the rigid use of racial quotas, but ...
The California Supreme Court ordered the school, the State-run University of
California, to admit Bakke. The university then appealed to the United States ...
REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA v. BAKKE. SUPREME COURT
OF THE UNITED STATES. 438 U.S. 265. June 28, 1978, Decided. MR.
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