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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.

Ten Important Supreme Court Decisions in African American History


From Dred Scott to Affirmative Action ... Civil Rights Cases (1883). A number of cases are addressed under this Supreme court decision. ... constitutional as long as "facilities were equal"—the famous "separate but equal" segregation policy.

Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action Program at University of ...


Jun 23, 2016 ... He dissented in the last major affirmative action case. Supporters of affirmative action hailed the decision as a landmark. “No decision since ...

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 ...

Selected Supreme Court Decisions - EEOC


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.

Supreme Court divided in University of Texas affirmative action case


Dec 9, 2015 ... Supreme Court divided in University of Texas affirmative action case ...... UT also says there is a major procedural issue that should block the ...

Supreme Court upholds University of Texas affirmative action plan ...


Jun 23, 2016 ... SCOTUS upholds university's affirmative action plan 01:11 ... This is the second time the court heard the case from lead plaintiff Abigail Fisher, ...

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 ...

Affirmative Action - Cornell University


Supreme Court · about · search · subscribe · liibulletin previews. topic: affirmative action. Regents of the Univ. of Cal. v. Bakke 438 u.s. 265 (1978).

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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  ...