Black and White Case How Affirmative Action Survived Its Greatest Legal Challenge

ISBN-10: 1576602273

ISBN-13: 9781576602270

Edition: 2nd 2004

Authors: Greg Stohr

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Now in paperback, the acclaimed history of the most important legal fight affirmative action has ever faced?the two historic University of Michigan cases that led to the Supreme Court's 2003 Grutter v. Bollinger ruling. "Seldom does a book of its genre match the quality of Gideon's Trumpet... Stohr comes very close in his fascinating, insightful A Black and White Case." - Choice The stories behind these pivotal lawsuits are told from multiple perspectives: the rejected white applicants who sued, the conservative legal group that saw the cases as the ticket to a color-blind Constitution, the university officials who called race-conscious admissions indispensable to their mission, and the judges who waged behind the scenes battles for control of the cases. Greg Storh followed the trials from Michigan to Washington, DC, with insider access to all the key parties. This is an important work on the law and on race relations in America.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 333
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

A Gathering Storm (December 1995-October 1997)
A Tale of Two Professors
Getting Lawyered Up
Gratz, Grutter, and Hamacher
Trial Court (October 1997-April 2001)
Equal Protection
Arguments Michigan Wouldn't Make
A Clash in Chambers
Accepted on the Spot
Bollinger's New Front
Duggan's Distinction
Preferences on Trial
On Appeal (April 2001-December 2002)
A Court Divided
Martin v Boggs
Looking to the High Court
The Supreme Court (December 2002-June 2003)
The Most Powerful Woman in America
Friends of the Court
"She's Fabulous"
"Race Unfortunately Still Matters"
Hail to the Victors
Epilogue
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