Separate But equal test

Brett Sasser
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Briggs vs Elliot A man that works at the school takes the school superintendent to court over the unequal and biased Harryschool system
Harry Brigs The boy that walks 5 miles
Thurgood Marshall attorney for the black parents in the south Carolina court case
The lawsuit lawsuit listed the differences between the white schools
14th amendment one of the civil war amendments (equal protection under the laws)
de jure segregation segregation established by law
de facto segregation latin phrase that means by fact segregation that occurred by tradition
Jim crow laws segregation laws
Original jurisdiction authority of a court to hear a case
Appellate jurisdiction authority of a court to hear a case appealed
Legal brief a paper explaining the position of both sides
Majority opinion a statement that presents the views of the majority of the supreme court
Dissenting opinion a statement written by a supreme court who disagrees with the majority opinion
stare decisis principle followed by judges and the supreme court
Precedent a ruling that is used as the basis for a decision in a similar case
Due process of laws means fair and equal treatment in a court of law
Dred scott v sanford case of a slave named dred scott
Plessy v Ferguson a man that who purchased a ticket for a white bus
Brown v Board banned segregation in public schools
Briggs v Elliot case that called segregated schools
Korematsu v us during WWII Japanese Americans living on the west coast were moved to camps
University of California Supreme court case on affirmative action
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