If giving points to some students to achieve greater diversity is a quota system in violation of the Constitution, how can the awarding of points to the children of a less diverse alumni be upheld?
Unquestionably, the world is better off without Saddam.
Our failure to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq thus far has been deeply troubling, and our intelligence-gathering process needs thorough and unbiased investigation.
But even race-neutral policies and recruitment efforts designed to achieve greater diversity are, in the end, not race neutral.
Neither the University of Michigan nor its law school uses a quota system.
Unless action is taken soon - unless we can display the same vision of that earlier period - we will lose the treasure of California's open space and environmental beauty.