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University of Michigan admissions lawsuits collection: 1995-2003
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Title: University of Michigan admissions lawsuits collection
Creator: University of Michigan.
Dates: 1995-2003
Extent: 28 linear feet, 2 optical discs (CD-ROMs), 190 MB
Two lawsuits filed in 1997 (Gratz, et al. v. Bollinger; and Grutter, et al. v. Bollinger) made the University of Michigan a focal point in the national debate over the value and legality of affirmative action in higher education. The lawsuits brought by non-minority applicants challenged the legality of the university's admissions process. Documentation includes briefs, judicial orders and opinions, expert reports, trial transcripts and exhibits, and amicus briefs from companies and organizations supporting the university's position in both the Gratz and Grutter case. Also included are snapshot of the university's admissions lawsuits website and clippings and media files.
Call number: 0264 Bimu 2
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Phone: 734-764-3482
Fax: 734-936-1333
e-mail: bentley.ref@umich.edu
Home Page: http://www.bentley.umich.edu/
Finding aid created by Christine Di Bella, March 2002, Nancy Deromedi, March 2002 and September 2003, Kate Donovan, June 2009