Gratz v. Bollinger and Grutter v. Bollinger
THE ISSUES BEFORE THE COURT
Plaintiffs Allege Unlawful Racial Preferences in the Admissions Policies of Michigan's College of Literature, Science and Art, and of Its Law School.
the University of Michigan's use of racial preferences in student admissions
violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, Title
VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. § 2000d), or 42 U.S.C.
The Legal Provisions Involved
The Equal Protection Clause of Section 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment
provides that no State shall "deny to any person within its jurisdiction
the equal protection of the laws."
2. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d, states:
for certiorari granted December 2, 2002