TITLE

Affirmative Action: Necessary for Equality for All Women

AUTHOR(S)
Wildman, Stephanie M.
PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Fall2001, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p429
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the affirmative action admission policies at the University of Michigan Law School. Social and legal histories of affirmative action policies; Link between race-based and gender-based affirmative action; Use of affirmative action as a tool in combating sex discrimination in legal education and the legal profession.
ACCESSION #
6912301

 

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