Legal Update: Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action et al. v. Regents of the University of Michigan et al.
Federal circuit holds that Michigan’s ban on the consideration of race and gender in public university admissions is unconstitutional because the resulting political structure impermissibly burdens racial minorities. (2012)
Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action: Legal Update
While public attention focused on Fisher v. University of Texas, another case made it to the Supreme Court docket that relates to voter initiatives that have successfully banned the use of race and ethnicity in admission in several states. This case focuses on the Michigan ban declared unconstitutional in the Michigan Sixth Circuit. (2013)
Not Black and White: Making Sense of the United States Supreme Court Decisions Regarding Race-Conscious Student Assignment Plans
Provides practical guidance for public school districts stemming from U.S. Supreme Court decisions in Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1 and Meredith v. Jefferson County Board of Education. (2007)
Knowing the Basics: Understanding Fundamentals of Law and Policy Regarding Access and Diversity Goals
Presentation slides designed to provide federal and state law fundamentals, lessons learned from Michigan regarding goals and objectives, and enrollment policy fundamentals. (2008)