BERKELEY'S NEWS • SEPTEMBER 26, 2022

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The University of California filed a “friend of the court” brief last week, urging the US Supreme Court to strike down a Michigan voter initiative banning the consideration of race in admission to the state’s public universities.
The University of California filed a “friend of the court” brief last week, urging the US Supreme Court to strike down a Michigan voter initiative banning the consideration of race in admission to the state’s public universities.
The University of California issued a “friend of the court” brief to the U.S. Supreme Court today, urging that it strike down a Michigan voter initiative banning race-conscious admissions in state institutions, including public universities.
The University of California issued a “friend of the court” brief to the U.S. Supreme Court today, urging that it strike down a Michigan voter initiative banning race-conscious admissions in state institutions, including public universities.
California voters took to the polls on Nov. 5, 1996 and passed Proposition 209, which forbid state government organizations from considering race, ethnicity or sex in areas that include public education and employment. Suffice it to say, Prop 209 banned affirmative action in the state. Despite constant protest and legislative proposals to amend the law for public education, it still stands 16 years later — and that’s the way it should be.
California voters took to the polls on Nov. 5, 1996 and passed Proposition 209, which forbid state government organizations from considering race, ethnicity or sex in areas that include public education and employment. Suffice it to say, Prop 209 banned affirmative action in the state. Despite constant protest and legislative proposals to amend the law for public education, it still stands 16 years later — and that’s the way it should be.