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Grutter v. Bollinger


Grutter v. Bollinger, 539 U.S. 306 (2003), was a landmark case in which the United States Supreme Court upheld the affirmative action admissions policy of the ...

Affirmative Action: Court Decisions


Describes key court decisions over affirmative action policies in higher education.

Affirmative Action Timeline - Infoplease


Learn about the major milestones in the history of affirmative action. ... This landmark Supreme Court case imposed limitations on affirmative action to ensure  ...

Important Supreme Court Cases for Civil Rights


Oklahoma State Regents cases, the Court struck down segregation of African ... Board of Education, Chief Justice Earl Warren, reading his first major opinion from .... 1986: The Court emphasized that lawful affirmative action programs cannot ...

Supreme Court divided in University of Texas affirmative action case


Dec 9, 2015 ... Supreme Court divided in University of Texas affirmative action case ... The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court sit for their official photograph on ..... UT also says there is a major procedural issue that should block the justices ...

PERI: Wal-Mart Makes the Case for Affirmative Action


On June 20, 2011, the Supreme Court put an end to what would have been the largest class-action lawsuit in U.S. history. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of more ...

Selected Supreme Court Decisions


Hardison decides its first Title VII religious discrimination case. ... The Court explains that in order for an affirmative action plan to be valid, an employer .... Significantly, the Court finds that reproduction is a major life activity under the statute.

Factbox: Major U.S. Supreme Court affirmative action cases | Reuters


Dec 9, 2015 ... The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Wednesday in a major affirmative action case involving racial policies in college admissions.

Factbox: Major U.S. Supreme Court affirmative action cases | Reuters


Jun 23, 2016 ... The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday decided a major case involving race- based admissions in colleges and universities, upholding a ...

Race Discrimination: U.S. Supreme Court Cases - FindLaw


Below is a list of U.S. Supreme Court cases involving race discrimination and the ... In this case, the Court finds that a law school's limited "affirmative action" use ...

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Affirmative action: Timeline of 10 major cases and orders


Jun 24, 2013 ... The current affirmative action case in front of the Supreme Court could change how students are chosen to be admitted to public universities ...

Affirmative Action


The Court found that Bakke had been denied equal protection of the laws by ... In 2003, the Court decided two cases challenging affirmative action policies at the ... In a case that played a major role in the Sotomayor confirmation hearings, the ...

Affirmative Action - The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human ...


The emphasis is on opportunity: affirmative action programs are meant to break .... The Supreme Court first addressed affirmative action in three key cases in the  ...