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Amicus Briefs Filed with Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
in Grutter v. Bollinger

Nearly 80 organizations representing business, labor, public officials, higher education, and the legal profession have filed amicus (friend of the court) briefs in support of the University of Michigan's defense of its admissions policies.

Summary of Arguments in Amicus Briefs—Grutter

Updated February 3, 2005

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American Bar Association

American Council on Education, et. al.

American Psychological Association (220K .pdf)* — Added February 3, 2005

Civil Rights Project of Harvard University

Clinical Legal Education Association

Fortune 500 Corporations (100K .pdf)*

General Motors Corporation

Law Deans of Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, New York and Yale University, and University of Pennsylvania (1.4M .pdf)*

Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights under Law (128K MSWord .doc)

Michigan Attorney General (64K MSWord .doc)

Michigan Public Officials (92K MSWord .doc)

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, et. al. (196K MSWord .doc)

NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund

Ohio State University (104K MSWord .doc)

Thirty-six Faculty Members of The Ohio State University College of Law (56K MSWord .doc)

UAW (International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers

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