2003 Amicus Briefings
2003 Amicus Briefings
AERA Expresses Support for University of Michigan in Cases Heard by U.S. Supreme Court

The American Educational Research Association, in cooperation with the Association of American Colleges and Universities and the American Association for Higher Education, filed two amici curiae briefs in support of the University of Michigan's affirmative action policies. In the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions, announced June 23, 2003, the AERA et al brief was cited in Court’s opinion on Grutter v. Bollinger, written by Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. Read key details:

Supreme Court Announces Decisions on June 23, 2003

AERA et al Cited in Law School Case

        Grutter v. Bolling

  Gratz v. Bollinger

AERA News Releases

 June 23, 2003 (AERA comments on the decisions)

 March 3, 2003 (AERA et al file brief s in support of the University of Michigan)


Gratz v. Bollinger

Grutter v. Bollinger

2003 Annual Meeting Session on Michigan Cases

 Media Briefing Held on March 24, 2003

Opening Remarks by Felice J. Levine

Briefing Information

AERA Report on The Dynamics of Race in Higher Education

Prepublication Draft

Final Supreme Court Ruling for Gratz v. Bollinger and Grutter v. Bollinger