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Racial quotas, Harvard, and the legacy of Bakke

| | February 6, 2013

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For almost 35 years, college-admissions decisions in America have been governed by the continuing legacy ofUniversity of California v. Bakke, in which a fragmented U.S. Supreme Court struck down the use of racial quotas but affirmed the legitimacy of considering race as one factor among several. The justices are now revisiting these crucial national issues in the pending Fisher v. University of Texas decision.

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