Regents of the Un. of Cal. V. Bakke
Oct 12, 1977-June 28, 1978
This violated the Equal Protection Clause in the 14th Amendment
Other Events Happening During This Time.
President Nixon initiated the Philadelphia Order that required all jobs had to guarantee that they would have fair hiring practice in construction jobs. The reason why this was called the Philadelphia Order is because this was becoming a major issue in the city of Philadelphia.
-Fullilove V. Klutznick
-While Bakke struck down strict quotas for other races, this court case allowed for some modest quotas that were perfectly constitutional. Congress then upheld a federal law requiring that 15% of funds for public works would be set aside for minority contractors.