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Adarand Constructors v. Pena
law case

Adarand Constructors v. Pena

law case

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    In Adarand Constructors v. Pena (1995), the court ruled that federal affirmative action programs were unconstitutional unless they fulfilled a “compelling governmental interest.”

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