Read the Adarand v. Pena case study from Chapter 17 Then answer questions 1-5.
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Case Study Assignment For your assignment:
Read the Adarand v. Pena case study from Chapter 17 Then answer questions 1-5. Remember to cite your references using APA standards. 1. What constitutional issue is raised in the Adarand litigation? 2. After the supreme courts 1995 decision in Adarand v.Pena what requirements did an affirmative action program have to meet to be constitutional? 3. Was the decision of the court majority correct? Why or Why not? 4. In a concurring opinion, Justice Scalia said that race classifications by government were never legitimate. In dissenting opinions Justices Stevens,Souter,and Ginsburg argued the race-conscious remedies were justified. What were their arguments? With whom do you agree? Why? 5. Following Adarand v. Pena, the district court held that the affirmative action program in federal highway contracts was unconstitutional. Do you agree with this decision? Why or Why not?
George A. Steiner and John F. Steiner (2009). Business, Government and Society: A Managerial Perspective Text and Cases. Twelvth Edition. McGraw-Hill Irwin Publishers.Module 6 – Chapters 15, 17, 18 use this book as one of your references.