Regents of the University of California v. Bakke

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    Harper et al. (2009) modeled how to use the central tenets of CRT to analyze the history of African Americans in higher education and to assess policy decisions that nullified African Americans advancements to access higher education. One verdict that Harper et al. (2009) alleged contributed to the regression of Blacks was the 1954 ruling of Brown v. the Board of Education. The scholars goes on and state that because Brown v. the Board of Education was ruled unconstitutional to educate blacks and whites separately, insinuating that blacks were inferior to whites due to the perception that white institutions would provide a better education for…

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    The 1970s had increasing nonviolent activity (Civil Disobedience). In 1971, the Supreme Court, in Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, upholds busing as a legitimism and sometimes necessary tool to achieve desegregation and integration. But, the court does not rule on segregation in public schools in northern states where it is mot imposed by statute. In 1973, congress passes Section 504 of the Vocation Rehabilitation Act barring discrimination against disabled people with use of…

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    Affirmative action, by definition, is an action or policy favoring those who tend to suffer from discrimination, especially in relation to employment or education. Using varying instruments and policies, Affirmative Action aims to help underrepresented groups have a better job opportunities or college admissions. Generations of people have been disadvantaged by institutionalized discrimination and one way to remedy this is to place a policy that evens out the playing field. There has been…

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    The action wanted groups who suffered discrimination in the past to be granted first priority for opportunities in the present and future. Allan Bakke case and concept of quotas: Bakke argued that the University of California denied his admission due to the campus in favor of less qualified minority students, causing him to sue the school. The Supreme Court ruled that the school’s admissions policies applied discrimination and quotas that were unconstitutional. Bakke was admitted into the…

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    find the balance between the duty to maintain confidentiality, and the loyalty to the legal system; only under extreme circumstances or by the authorization of the client, should confidentiality be broken. The duty to maintain confidentiality and the legal system cross paths – and conflict – within the professional mental health field. More specifically, those who seek therapy from a psychologist expect that what is said during their paid session will be kept private but the psychologist not…

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    Negligence occurs when a particular person fails to perform a duty that they are entitled to perform. According to laws.com, there are four things that must occur in or-der for a tort to be a negligence tort, “a person must owe a duty or service to the victim in question; the individual who owes the duty must violate the promise or obligation; an injury then must arise because of that specific violation; and the injury causes must have been reasonably foreseeable as a result of the person’s…

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    According to the Supreme Court from multiple cases, it matters what a person's race is. Therefore, many cases have been based off of skin color. There used to be and still are people who fight for inequality and equality. Over the years the supreme court has made many decisions that impact and have impacted civil rights: Shelley vs. Kraemer, Loving vs. Virginia, and Regents of the University of California v. Bakke. The Shelley vs. Kraemer case has to do with the Shelley's, a black family,…

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    On October 12, 1977, a thirty-five-year-old white male by the name of Allan Bakke took the University of California Davis Medical School to the California Supreme Court for rejecting his admission into the school “because of his race”; he believed his rights had been violated under the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The University of California Davis Medical School reserved sixteen spots for minorities…

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    In 1968, the Medical School of the University of California at Davis established a racial quota, according to the Regents of the University of California v. Bakke (1999). The university’s admissions office was run under two separate programs: “the regular admissions program and the special admissions program.” Minority students were admitted through the special admissions program and had different requirements to fulfill than the students admitted through the regular admissions program (1999).…

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    The University of California Medical School adopted a quota system to diversify its students. They set aside 16 slots out of 100 for minority applicants. They did this in order to have other minorities in the medical community. Allan Bakke was one to disagree with that way of thinking through this process. Allan Bakke was an applicant of Caucasian descent, whom was denied twice by University of California’s medical school. He not only served in Vietnam but had a higher academic record than…

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