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The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

The Nation's Premier Civil and Human Rights Coalition

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights  & The Leadership Conference Education Fund
The Nation's Premier Civil and Human Rights Coalition

Military and Equal Opportunity

Equal opportunity has helped create the diverse military that is essential to the nation's national security. 

Panel Discussion: The Military and Equal Opportunity

Americans for a Fair Chance convened a forum on the importance of equal opportunity in the context of the U.S. military in light of the upcoming Supreme Court decisions in Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger, collectively known as the University of Michigan equal opportunity cases. The discussion centered on how equal opportunity promotes diversity that is essential to an effective and cohesive military. The forum was held on June 18, 2003, at Georgetown University Law School in Washington, D.C.

Briefs of Military Experts in Michigan Cases

Military leaders, including Norman Schwarzkopf, Bud McFarlane, Joe Hoar, and Gordon Sullivan, filed an amicus brief in the Michigan cases in support of the university.

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