Articles Tagged “Affirmative Action”
David Crump, The Narrow Tailoring Issue in The Affirmative Action Cases: Reconsidering the Supreme Court's Approval in Gratz and Grutter of Race-Based Decision-Making by Individualized Discretion
56 Fla. L. Rev. 483 (2004) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: The Supreme Court’s doctrine known as strict scrutiny is divided into two elements. First, there is the requirement that a State identify a “compelling governmental interest” that supports the state’s use of race as a factor. Second, and just as important, there is […]
Dennis J. Shields, A Response to Professor Crump's Narrow Tailoring Analysis of Grutter: Does It Matter How Many Angels Can Dance on the Head of a Pin?
56 Fla. L. Rev. 761 (2004) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: On occasion the Supreme Court is faced with a conflict between important public values. The two cases contesting race-conscious admissions decision-making at the University of Michigan placed the Court in just such a circumstance. The plaintiffs represented the powerful principle of color-blindness in […]
56 Fla. L. Rev. 789 (2004) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: My assignment was to comment on Professor Crump’s article from a conservative perspective, to complement the response to his article from Dean Dennis Shields, who had been instrumental in administering the University of Michigan School of Law’s affirmative action policies approved in Grutter […]