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Back 46 page(s) will be printed. Record: 1 GRATZ et al. v. BOLLINGER et al.: certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the sixth circuit. Supreme Court Cases: The Twenty-first Century (2000 - Present); 2009, p1-8, 8p Article *UNIVERSITIES & colleges -- Entrance requirements *DAMAGES GRATZ v. Bollinger (Supreme Court case) UNITED States. Supreme Court UNITED States UNITED States. Supreme Court NAICS/Industry Codes611310 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools GRATZ, Jennifer -- Trials, litigation, etc. HAMACHER, Patrick -- Trials, litigation, etc. The article presents information on U.S. Supreme Court case Gratz v. Bollinger, case number 02-516, argued on April 1, 2003 and decided on June 23, 2003. Petitioners Jennifer Gratz and Patrick Hamacher, both Michigan residents and Caucasian, applied for admission to the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of Michigan. The two were denied early admission and were ultimately denied admission by the college. The university's Office of Undergraduate Admissions considers a number of factors in making admissions decisions, including race. The petitioners alleged that the university's use of racial preferences violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and sought compensatory and punitive damages. 19928 19081772 Academic Search Premier GRATZ et al. v. BOLLINGER et al.: certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the sixth circuit No. 02-516. Argued April 1, 2003--Decided June 23, 2003 Petitioners Gratz and Hamacher, both of whom are Michigan residents and Caucasian, applied for admission to the University of Michigan's (University) College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) in 1995 and 1997, respectively. Although the LSA considered Gratz to be well qualified and Hamacher to be within the qualified range, both were denied early admission and were ultimately denied admission. In order to promote consistency in the review of the many applications received, the University's Office of Undergraduate Admissions (OUA) uses written guidelines for each academic year. The guidelines have changed a number of times during the period relevant to this litigation. The OUA considers a number of factors in making admissions decisions, including high school grades, standardized test scores, high school quality, curriculum strength, geography, alumni Title: Source: Document Type: Subject Terms: Geographic Terms: Company/Entity: People: Abstract: Full Text Word Count: Accession Number: Database: Page 1 of 34 EBSCOhost 3/30/2009 ..
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relationships, leadership, and race. During all relevant periods, the University has considered African-Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans to be "underrepresented minorities," and it is undisputed that the University admits virtually every qualified applicant from these groups. The current guidelines use a selection method under which every
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