the case of Regents of the University of California v.
Bakke, the United States Supreme Court outlawed racial quota
systems, but upheld affirmative action programs. Do you agree with this
decision? Do you believe affirmative action programs are necessary to make up
for past discrimination? What are the potential consequences for you if all
affirmative action programs were eliminated? Explain your answer.
It is a complicated mixture of case law, statutes,
regulations and the like. Therefore an article is presented which
succinctly defines the term and provides an extensive legal
foundation to explain the history and current law surrounding