TITLE

Powell's Beau Idéal

AUTHOR(S)
Dershowitz, Alan
PUB. DATE
July 1978
SOURCE
New Republic;7/22/78, Vol. 179 Issue 4, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the U.S. Supreme Courts decision on issues relating to university admissions programs. Ruling in Bakke case that the type of admissions program used by the Davis Medical School does not pass constitutional muster; Comparison of admission programs at the Davis Medical School with that of the Harvard College; Statement that the Davis program because of its explicit acknowledgment of racial quotas will be viewed as inherently unfair by the public; View that the Harvard's program has the effect of preferring the wealthy and advantaged black applicant.
ACCESSION #
15524201

 

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