The case has been cited in many decisions that followed as well as by commentators, due to the significance of the precedent established in this case.
The ban on interracial dating was lifted in 2000 after Dr.
Students who violated the rule or even advocated its violation were expelled immediately.
The university did not adopt and publish a nondiscriminatory admission policy in compliance with Ruling 71–447 directives.
The University paid $21 in unemployment taxes for one employee for tax year 1975 and then filed for a refund in the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina.