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Regents of the University of California v. Bakke http://www.factmonster.com/ ce6/ history/ A0841421.html
Brief article on the 1978 Supreme Court case, Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, in which the Court ruled that while race could be a factor in choosing a diverse student body, the use of racial quotas was unconstitutional.

The Myth And Math of Affirmative Action http://members.aol.com/ digasa/ stats61.htm
A reprint of an April 2002 Washington Post editorial on the Supreme Court opinion in the case of Regents of the University of California v. Bakke. The author, a Washington lawyer, argues that cases such as Bakke's exaggerate the effects of Affirmative Action on white applicants while ignoring affirmative action for athletes and other groups considered desirable by colleges and universities.