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Bakke, Allan Paul

Born: 1940 AD
Currently alive, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Student


1973 - Bakke applied to and was denied admission to the University of California Medical School at Davis.

         - Allan Bakke, a white Vietnam vet, was rejected despite his superior scholastic record, he challenged the California program.

1974 - He filed another application and was once again rejected, even though his test scores were considerably higher than various minorities that were admitted under a special program.

1977 - Protesters march around the Detroit federal building during Supreme Court deliberations on the Allan Bakke case on October 3rd.

1978 - Regents of the University of California v. Bakke case decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. The Court held in a closely divided decision that race could be one of the factors considered in choosing a diverse student body in university admissions decisions.

1982 - Graduated from the University of California's medical school at Davis, California, on June 6th.


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