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Welcome to the first online issue of Goal-IX
In this issue:

Diversity and Justice at the Supreme Court
by Frank H. Wu
Page 2

Letter from the Chair, José E. Gaitán
Page 3

Hopwood v. State of Texas: Retreat from the Supreme Court Ruling in Bakke
by Leo J. Jordan
Page 4

Valuing Diversity - A Given?
by Keith Earley
Page 5

Affirmative Action: Define "Qualifications" from Diverse Viewpoints
by Dale F. Rubin
Page 6

1999 Spirit of Excellence Awards
by Charisse R. Lillie
Page 7

1999 Annual Meeting Schedule
Page 8

An open letter to Minority Counsel Program supporters
Page 9

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TO PROMOTE FULL AND EQUAL PARTICIPATION IN THE LEGAL PROFESSION BY MINORITIES

Volume 5, Number 4,Spring 1999

Published by the American Bar Association Commission on Opportunities for Minorities in the Profession
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Contributions are welcome.
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Jimmy Gurulé, Editor
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