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Petitioner: Regents of Univ. of California
Respondent: Bakke
Venue: Supreme Court of the United States
Opinion of the Court: Regents of Univ. of California v. Bakke (1978)

Issue(s) Before the Court:

Petitioner's Claim(s):

Respondent's Claim(s):

Holding(s) and Disposition:

Held: The judgment below is affirmed insofar as it orders respondent's admission to Davis and invalidates petitioner's special admissions program, but is reversed insofar as it prohibits petitioner from taking race into account as a factor in its future admissions decisions.
Disposition: 18 Cal. 3d 34, 553 P.2d 1152, affirmed in part and reversed in part.

Material Facts:

Procedural History:


Powell Majority Opinion (White, Brennan, Marshall, Blackmun)

Brennan Concurrance in part, dissent in part (Marshall, White, Blackmun)

Stevens Concurrance in part, dissent in part (Burger, Stewart, Rehnquist)

White Opinion

Marshall Opinion

Blackmun Opinion

?? Dissent (??)

Full Recounting of Facts

Powell Majority Full Argument (White, Brennan, Marshall, Blackmun)