Brown v. Board of Education

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483, was a landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in which the court ruled that U.S. state laws establishing... Wikipedia

  • Full case name:  Oliver Brown, et al. v. Board of Education of Topeka, et al.
  • Citations:  347 U.S. 483 (more) 74 S. Ct. 686, 98 L. Ed. 873, 1954 U.S. LEXIS 2094, 53 Ohio Op. 326, 38 A.L.R.2d 1180
  • Prior history:  Judgment for defendants, 98 F. Supp. 797 (D. Kan. 1951), probable jurisdiction noted, 344 U.S. 1 (1952).
  • Subsequent history:  Judgment on relief, 349 U.S. 294 (1955) (Brown II), on remand, 139 F. Supp. 468 (D. Kan. 1955), motion to intervene granted, 84 F.R.D. 383 (D. Kan. 1979), judgment for defendants, 671 F. Supp. 1290 (D. Kan. 1987), reversed, 892 F.2d 851 (10th Cir. 1989), vacated, 503 U.S. 978 (1992) (Brown III), judgment reinstated, 978 F.2d 585 (10th Cir. 1992), judgment for defendants, 56 F. Supp. 2d 1212 (D. Kan. 1999)
  • Majority:  Warren, joined by unanimous
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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