TITLE

The (Un)compelling Interest for Underrepresented Minority Students: Enhancing the Education of White Students Underexposed to Racial Diversity

AUTHOR(S)
Kow, David
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;2010, Vol. 20, p157
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the legal ramifications of affirmative action in higher education admissions. It notes the United States Supreme Court case of Grutter v. Bollinger, in which the Court ruled that the University of Michigan School of Law's admissions plan to increase racial diversity was tailored to achieve a compelling government interest. However, the author argues that the supposed enhanced educational benefits provided by diversity in this context may be exploitative.
ACCESSION #
56103410

 

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