High jinks on the court: Retreat on affirmative action

Jefferson, S.J.
June 1995
New York Amsterdam News;6/24/95, Vol. 86 Issue 25, p13
Reports on the effect of the US Supreme Court decision in the Adarand Contractors Inc. legal case to affirmative action. Limitation of the federal government's ability to enact programs designed to help small businesses owned by minorities; Comments of the justices who rendered the decision.


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