The Public Interest

The black quota at Yale Law School

Louis Pollak & Macklin Fleming

Spring 1970

THESE unhappy prospects flow from the abandonment of an objective system of admission based on intellectual aptitude (painstakingly evolved over a period of decades) and the adoption of a system of admission which takes racial considerations into account. From your remarks and those of other members of the faculty I gather the new system’s justification rests on three theories.

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