TITLE

Education decision may affect public hiring

AUTHOR(S)
B.H.
PUB. DATE
April 1996
SOURCE
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);4/01/96, Vol. 16 Issue 39, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, Louisiana, accused the University of Texas Law School of allegedly admitting minority students to the school illegally. Restructuring of the admissions process by administrators; What the court determined; Response to the court's decision by educators.
ACCESSION #
9605012383

 

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