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Constitutional Law Keyed to Varat
Mississippi University for Women v. Hogan
Citation:458 U.S. 718, 102 S.Ct. 3331, 73 L.Ed.2d 1090 (1982).
Defendant was the oldest state-supported, all-female college in the U.S. The college, including its School of Nursing, only admitted women. Plaintiff was a registered nurse and applied to the bachelor’s of nursing program. Despite being otherwise qualified, he was denied admission based solely on his sex. Plaintiff challenged in the decision on Equal Protection grounds.
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