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.
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 ...
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,
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 ...
In the early 1970s, the medical school of the University of California at Davis
devised ... Allan Bakke was a white male who applied to and was rejected from
The California Supreme Court ordered the school, the State-run University of
California, to admit Bakke. The university then appealed to the United States ...
The Supreme Court Case, the University of California v. Bakke, serves a
landmark trial that forever changed the legal landscape in America. The case
Jan 31, 2014 ... Bakke decision, formally Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, ruling in
which, on June 28, 1978, the U.S. Supreme Court declared ...