Kirby Tracy, Craig Green, Plaintiffs-appellants,michael C. Wooden, et al., Plaintiffs, v. Board of Regents of the University System, Stephen R. Portch, Dr., in His Individual and Official Capacities, Defendants-appellees,georgia State Conference Naacp, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Neshanta Johnson, by and Through Her Parent Deborah Fanning, et al., Intervenors-defendants-appellees, 208 F.3d 1313 (11th Cir. 2000)Annotate this Case
April 14, 2000
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia.
Before TJOFLAT and MARCUS, Circuit Judges, and KRAVITCH, Senior Circuit Judge.
Appellants brought related challenges to the University of Georgia's use of race in its admissions process and to the maintenanceof historically black colleges within the state's university system. The district court granted summary judgment to appellees on all but one claim on standing and mootness grounds. After the appeal was filed in this case, the Supreme Court in the case of Texas v. Lesage, --- U.S. ----, 120 S. Ct. 467, 145 L. Ed. 2d 347 (1999), clarified the standing requirements for plaintiffs challenging race-based admissions policies. It is therefore ORDERED that the judgment of the district court is VACATED and the case is REMANDED to that court for further consideration in light of Lesage.