Case: US Vs. Virginia Military Institute

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Kento Taguchi
Philosophy 5
Essay #2
November 4th 2015

This case, US v. Virginia is about Virginia Military Institute (VMI) that was State school founded in 1839. It was solo single sex school for only male, so it was closed to woman. In late 80s, over 300 of woman had begun applying to VMI, however the school had never responded to the woman. Eventually one of those woman who had been denied entering the institute had complained about it to the justice department.
Fact of this case is US supreme court stated the institution (VMI ) separates men from woman on education, and its system doesn't give same educational opportunity to woman. Issue is said that this separation would be a violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth

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