Blog Archive: 2018

Forty Years of Bakke

Professor Theodore M. Shaw
Professor Theodore M. Shaw
Forty years ago, on June 28, 1978, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Board of Regents of the University of California v. Bakke. Having just completed my second year of law school, I was in the Supreme Court when the decision was announced. I would spend much of the next forty years as a civil rights lawyer fighting to defend the Bakke decision, even though I left the Supreme Court that day devastated by what I believed was a loss for African Americans. I still believe that today.
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Posted by Theodore M. Shaw (Ted) on Fri. June 29, 2018 2:53 PM
Categories: Education, Race Discrimination

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