The case was docketed as adarand constructors, inc v federico peña, secretary of transportation, et al because federico peña was the us secretary of transportation at that time mountain states legal foundation represented adarand constructors. Adarand constructors installs, removes, and repairs guardrail, fence, and barrier on highways throughout the state of colorado.
Adarand constructors, inc v skinner, 790 f supp 240 (1992) the court of appeals for the tenth circuit affirmed 16 f3d 1537 (1994) it understood our decision in fullilove v.
Adarand constructors, a low-bidding subcontractor denied a contract on a federal highway project, sued the secretary of transportation, alleging that the federal governments incentives to hire minority subcontractors denied him equal protection of the laws.
As a result, mountain gravel rejected the bid from adarand and accepted a somewhat higher bid from gonzalez construction, a minority-owned company adarand constructors filed a lawsuit against the department of transportation adarand claimed that, as the lowest bidder, it should have gotten the guardrail contract. October term, 2001 syllabus adarand constructors, inc v mineta, secretary of transportation, et al certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the tenth circuit.
Adarand constructors installs, removes, and repairs guardrail, fence, and barrier on highways throughout the state of colorado about us adarand receives approximately 85% of its contracts from colorado's department of transportation and local city governments. Adarand brought suit against pena (defendant), the secretary of transportation, in federal district court the district court and the court of appeals ruled in favor of pena, and the united states supreme court granted certiorari.
Adarand constructors, inc v peña posted on october 31, 2012 | constitutional law | tags: constitutional law case brief facts petitioners were seeking to win a bid from the us department of transportation for a highway project the bid was given to mountain gavel construction, who then sought bids for sub-contractors. Petitioner adarand constructors, inc, which submitted the low bid on the subcontract but was not a certified business, filed suit against respondent federal officials, claiming that the race based presumptions used in subcontractor compensation clauses violate the equal protection component of the fifth amendment's due process clause the district court granted respondents summary judgment.
Regents of the university of california v bakke438 us 265, 98 s ct 2733, 57 l ed 2d 750, 1978 us frontiero v richardson411 us 677, 93 s ct 1764, 36 l ed 2d 583, 1973 us adarand constructors, inc v pena515 us 200, 115 s ct 2097, 132 l ed 2d 158, 1995 us craig v boren429 us 190, 97 s ct 451, 50 l ed 2d 397, 1976 us. Adarand constructors filed suit in federal court against the dot, arguing that the subcontracting incentives were unconstitutional the federal court ruled in favor of the dot adarand constructors appealed to the supreme court, which heard the case in january 1995.