Grutter V. Bollinger Case Study

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David Duke, former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, once said that “Affirmative action [was] a very nice term for racial discrimination against [...] white people” (“Grutter v. Bollinger:”). Barbara Grutter may be one of the few people who agree with this statement. In Grutter v. Bollinger, she sued the University of Michigan Law School under the pretenses that they had violated the equal protection clause set forth by the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution. The Amendment clearly states that: “no state shall deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the law (“Grutter v. Bollinger:”). Grutter, a white woman, believed she was denied admission because the school used race as a “predominant” factor, and claimed that