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The Bakke case : race, education, and affirmative action

Author: Howard Ball
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, 2000.
Series: Landmark law cases & American society.
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Examines the law and politics surrounding the Bakee case; a case claiming reverse discrimnation, considered by many as the most important civil rights decision since the end of segregation.
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Ball, Howard, 1937-
Bakke case.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, 2000
(OCoLC)606362529
Named Person: Allan Paul Bakke; Allan Paul Bakke
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Ball
ISBN: 0700610456 9780700610457 0700610464 9780700610464
OCLC Number: 44089412
Description: xv, 231 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Affirmative action in higher education --
Marco DeFunis seeks admission to the University of Washington School of Law, 1971-1974 --
"Let me in!" : Allan Bakke's plea to the University of California, Davis, Medical School --
Asking the U. S. Supreme Court to review Bakke --
"Mr. Chief Justice and may it please the Court" : the oral arguments in Bakke, 1977 --
Bakke and the dynamics of Supreme Court decision making --
Affirmative action public policy in the politically turbulent 1990s --
The Bakke legacy : hanging by a thread?
Series Title: Landmark law cases & American society.
Responsibility: Howard Ball.

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Twice denied admission to a California medical school, despite better grades and test scores than successful minority applicants, Alan Bakke took his case to court. This is a review of the issues  Read more...

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