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The constitutionality of affirmative action

The constitutionality of affirmative action

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (LL.B.) -- University of Toronto, 1995.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches : negative. --
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21216387M
ISBN 100612077594
OCLC/WorldCa46498983

In a sense, this book attempts a “thick description” of the Supreme Court culture of affirmative action. In writing the book, I have made conscious ef-forts to minimize my normative evaluations of the Court’s decisions, so that readers can formulate their own interpretations of . Van der Bijl contends that the constitutionality and strict implementation of affirmative action and BEE would be tested during the crucial case. "With this case we are drawing a line in the sand. “In this riveting, easy-to-read book, the author comprehensively analyzes affirmative action law before and after the Bakke case, the denials of admission to Jennifer Gratz and Barbara Grutter by Michigan, their alliance with conservative legal groups to use for discrimination, and the briefs and oral arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court.


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