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Monday, June 28, 2010

US Supreme Court ruled against quotas in university admissions
Andrew Morgan at 12:00 AM ET

On June 28, 1978, the US Supreme Court ruled in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke that quota systems could not be used in university admissions, although programs giving advantage to minorities were constitutionally permissible.

Bakke at graduation

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