The Supreme Court of Washington has held that the University of Washington Law School may, without any showing of past discriminatory practices on its part, apply separate and distinct admissions criteria to its minority applicants in order to achieve a racial balance within the school.
DeFunis v. Odegaard, 82 Wash. 2d 11, 507 P.2d 1169, cert. granted, 94 S. Ct. 538 (1973).
Stewart M. Flam,
Constitutional Law - Equal Protection - Affirmative Action Programs - Reverse Discrimination,
Duq. L. Rev.
Available at: https://dsc.duq.edu/dlr/vol12/iss3/17