Bakke v. Regents of the University of California

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A lawsuit initiated by a white student in California, in response to affirmative action in 1973 by the University of California, Davis School of Medicine, which had admitted minority students who had lower grades and test scores than white students
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(15.) 438 U.S. 265 (1978), Regents of the University of California v.
Bakke, 438 U.S. 265, 361-62 (1978) (Brennan, White, Marshall
Bakke, 438 U.S. 265, 379 (1978) (Brennan, J., concurring and dissenting).
Bakke, 438 U.S. 265, 291 (1978) ("Racial and ethnic distinctions of any sort are inherently suspect and thus call for the most exacting judicial examination.").
(152.) Brief for the United States as Amicus Curiae at 38-40, Bakke, 438 U.S. 265 (No.
Bakke, 438 U.S. 265, 324 (1978) (Brennan, J., concurring in the judgment in part and dissenting in part).
Bakke, 438 U.S. 265 (1978), holding that the educational benefits which flow from a diverse student body to an institution of higher education, its students, and the public it serves are sufficiently compelling to permit the school to consider race and/or ethnicity as one of many factors in making admissions decisions through a "properly devised" admissions program.
Bakke, 438 U.S. 265, 274-76 (1978) (opinion of Powell, J.).
Bakke, 438 U.S. 265, 311-12 (1978) (finding that an ethnically "diverse student body" was a proper justification for a special admissions program); see also Kevin Brown, Equal Protection Challenges to the Use of Racial Classifications to Promote Integrated Public Elementary and Secondary Student Enrollments, 34 AKRON L.
Bakke, 438 U.S. 265, 312-13 (1978) (Justice Powell's concurrence).
Bakke, 438 U.S. 265, 287 (1978) (alteration in original); see also Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs, 59 Fed.