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Grutter v. Bollinger
Citation:Grutter v. Bollinger, 539 U.S. 306, 123 S. Ct. 2325, 1566 L.Ed.2d 304 (2003)
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Barbara Grutter, a white resident of Michigan, applied for admission to the University of Michigan Law School. She applied with an undergraduate GPA of 3.8 and an LSAT score of 161. She was denied admission. The Law School admitted that it used race as a factor in admissions in service of its goal of having diversity among the student body. The admissions policy did not require a specific percentage or quota for students of different races, but instead sought to enroll “a critical mass of underrepresented minority students.”
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