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  • Diversity in Higher Education
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    Diversity in Higher Education

    Panelists on both panels talked about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Powell’s legacy and school diversity. Topics included Powell’s methods of decision-making, his influence on court decisions,…

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  • Black History Month
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    Black History Month

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  • University of Michigan Affirmative Action Ruling
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    University of Michigan Affirmative Action Ruling

    Lawyers spoke to reporters on the steps of the Supreme Court about the courts decision on Affirmative Actions cases at the University of Michigan. The Court upheld Affirmative Action programs as…

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  • Supreme Court Affirmative Action News Conference
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    Supreme Court Affirmative Action News Conference

    Following oral arguments in two University of Michigan admissions policy cases, several parties involved and others made comments on the plaza in front of the Supreme Court.

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  • Detention of Foreign Nationals and Immigration Practices
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    Detention of Foreign Nationals and Immigration Practices

    As part of an annual meeting titled, “Defending Liberty and Pursuing Justice,” panelists talked about balancing homeland security and civil liberties in the detention of foreign nationals…

    86 views
  • Equal Opportunity Act of 1995
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    Equal Opportunity Act of 1995

    Committee members heard testimony from other members of Congress, legal scholars and public interest advocates concerning the Equal Opportunity Act of 1995. The legislation would end…

    149 views
  • Partnership and the Community
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    Partnership and the Community

    Several attorneys spoke during the opening session of the convention of the National Black Prosecutors Association. The speakers discussed the crime problems facing the African-American…

    67 views
  • Minority SetAsides
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    Minority Set-Asides

    The subcommittee looks at minority set-asides in contracting following the ramifications of the Supreme Court decision in City of Richmond v. Croson, which limited the use of minority set-asides or…

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  • Supreme Court Review
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    Supreme Court Review

    Cases discussed: Richmond v. Croson questions an anti-discrimination law enacted by the city of Richmond. Croson, a contractor, claims that a minority subcontractor was dropped because he…

    206 views
  • Religion and Politics

    Religion and Politics

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