California V Bakke2010

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• In the 1970s, the medical school of the University of California at Davis had an admissions program for the "disadvantaged" students.
• Students whose grade point averages fell below 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 were rejected no matter what.
• No disadvantaged white students got admission through the special program.
• Allan Bakke was a white male who applied and was rejected from the regular admissions program.
• He applied again, but got rejected again.
• After he got rejected again, filed suit in the Superior Court of Yolo County, California.
• The Superior Court of Yolo County, California found that the special admissions program had violated the federal and state constitutions.

  • Allan Bakke believed that the special admissions program violated the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 because he was not able to be apart of the program because he was white.
  • The Superior Court of Yolo County, California found that the special admissions program did violate the federal and state constitutions, as well as Title VI, and was therefore illegal.
  • The Court declared that race could not be taken into account when making admissions decisions.
  • The University of California appealed the case to the Supreme Court of California, which also ruled the special admissions policy unconstitutional.
  • After the program was declared unconstitutional twice, the Regents of the University of California then appealed the case to the Supreme Court of the United States, resulting in the case now, Regents of the University of California v. Bakke.

JUSTICES FOR THIS CASE ARE LISTED BELOW

HOBEN IS A SUPREME G
Adam Thorp
TJ Daniels
Tess Couper
Harry O'Gorman
Claudia Testa
Oscar Fernandes

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