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Brown v. Board of Education
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|Brown v. Board of Education |
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|Supreme Court of the United States |
|Argued December 9, 1952 |
|Reargued December 8, 1953 |
|Decided May 17, 1954 |
|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) |
|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) |
|Holding |
|Segregation of students in public schools violates the Equal Protection Clause|
|of the Fourteenth Amendment, because separate facilities are



Citations: |Subsequent history |Judgment on relief, 349 U.S. 294 (1955) (Brown II); on | | |remand, 139 F | |intervene granted, 84 F.R.D. 383 (D. Kan. 1979); judgment | | |for defendants, 671 F | |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 Monroe Elementary was designated a U.S. National Historic Site unit of the National Park Service on October 26, 1992.

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