Research an affirmative action court case (a case that has or is going through the judicial system) that is not mentioned in the textbook. Summarize (in your own words) the history and outcome of your chosen court case.

Research an affirmative action court case (a case that has or is going through the judicial system) that is not mentioned in the textbook.

The age of the case does not matter. Once you have located your court case, you will write a case study that includes the following:

 

1. Summarize (in your own words) the history and outcome of your chosen court case.

2. What are the issues surrounding affirmative action in this case? Is a part of the law being challenged?

3. Do you agree or disagree with the specific findings of the case?

4. Now that you have explained the case, please provide your own opinion regarding affirmative action. In your response, please include the following:

 

 Describe the positives and negatives.

 How successful has affirmative action been in correcting inequalities?

 Should affirmative action be continued forever or discontinued at some point?

 

Your paper should be at least 500 words in length or two full pages in length. While you may include your opinion in this assignment, please avoid using the first person “I.” Additionally, you are required to use at least one outside source to support your opinion. You may choose the article in the required reading or a different source of choice. Your paper must have a title and reference page. All source material must be referenced (paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations). You may use the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA Style Guide

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