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Publication Citation

3 (2) IUSTITIA 81 (1975)

Abstract

It is difficult these days to find anyone who will deny that racial minorities have been discriminated against in the area of educational opportunities. Few will deny the desirability of enhancing these opportunities and increasing the number of minority persons in the various professions. But very few will agree on the means that are appropriate to accomplish this desirable end. Robert O'Neil has tackled the awesome task of pinpointing and evaluating the policy considerations that affect the tough choices involved in formulating standards for admissions to professional school programs that will promote academic quality but at the same time allow entrance to larger numbers of minority students. And he admirably comes to a conclusion-that preferential admission policies are the only effective alternative we have today.