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(Studio: Martin Savidge) Report introduced.
(Supreme Court: Bob Franken) The difficult issue of affirmative action as it relates to college admission examined; details given about the Supreme Court cases involving the University of Michigan; audiotape played of April 1 arguments by Justices Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, University of Michigan attorney John Payton, and solicitor general Theodore Olson. [Black STUDENT – comments.] [Petitioner Jennifer GRATZ- says she is standing up for the opposite of racism.]
(Studio: Martin Savidge) Live discussion held with Center for Individual Rights president Terry Pell and University of Michigan Law School Evan Caminker about the university’s case. [PELL – says we’re hoping for a standard that directs colleges not to judge applicants differently on the basis of race; comments on the university’s undergraduate & law school admissions policies.] [CAMINKER – comments on the importance of diverse classrooms.]
- Savidge, Martin;
- Franken, Bob
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