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View Resource University of Michigan's Law School's Affirmative Action Policy Rendered Constitutional by Appeals Court

The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently ruled that the University of Michigan's Law School legally considered race in determining which students to admit. The court's written opinion stated, "We are satisfied that the law school's admissions policy sets appropriate limits on the competitive consideration of race and ethnicity." This recent 5 to 4 ruling overturned a lower court's...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2002/0517