Grutter v. Bollinger

Grutter v. Bollinger (2003) is a U.S. Supreme Court case in which the affirmative action admissions policy of the University of Michigan Law School was upheld. The ruling was rendered in a 5–4 decision on June 23, 2003. A Caucasian law school applicant with residence in Michigan filed the lawsuit against the law school. In the case, the plaintiff, Barbara Grutter, alleged that the law school had violated her Fourteenth Amendment right by denying her admission on the basis of race. Specifically, Grutter argued that the ...

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