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Law: The Bakke Bottleneck

Similar cases are slowed as the High Court weighs a decision Although his parents were poorly educated immigrants who spoke only Yiddish at home, Asar Stepak,...

Nation: What Bakke Means (Contd.)

The court moves warily, but affirmative action gains Just five days after its ruling on the "reverse discrimination" complaint of the medical school applicant...

Bakke Wins, Quotas Lose

It had been heralded as the most important civil rights case since Brown vs. Board of Education, the 1954 ruling that outlawed racial segregation in the...

Letters, Jul. 31, 1978

Bakke Decision To the Editors: Bravo Bakke [July 10]! When I fill out my college applications this fall. I firmly resolve not to fill in that absurd and...

Law: How Far Can Congress Go?

High court considers another affirmative-action program For the third time in two years, the Supreme Court is deciding a major reverse discrimination claim. The...

Law: Bigger Than Bakke?

The headline-grabbing Bakke decision last summer left open more questions about reverse discrimination than it answered. The Supreme Court outlawed explicit...

Nation: The Tale of Title VII

While the Bakke decision does not specifically apply to jobs and promotions, that is perhaps the most tangled and controversial area of affirmative-action...

BACK TO THE FUTURE

Anyone curious to know what America's universities might look like in the absence of affirmative action got a chilling glimpse of the future last week in...

Notebook: Jul. 8, 1996

WINNERS & LOSERS THE SUPREME COURT TERM [WINNERS] RUTH BADER GINSBURG Gender-rights pioneer gets the chance to aim from bench: she orders V.M.I. to admit women...

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