Moose lodge 107 v. Irvis

Moose lodge 107 v. Irvis - Jake Holtz 2/19/08 1. Case Name:...

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Jake Holtz 2/19/08 1. Case Name : Moose Lodge No. 107 v. Irvis 2. Year case decided by the supreme court : 1972 3. Facts that triggered the dispute : K. Leroy Irvis, a member of the Pennsylvania state legislature entered the lodge, accompanying a member of said lodge who was in good standing with the lodge. Upon entering the dining room and bar they were refused service because Irvis was black. A federal court ruled in favor of Irvis, the lodge appealed, bringing the case to the Supreme Court. 4. Statute : Moose Lodge No. 107, being part of the national Moose organization was subject to the rules of the Supreme Lodge, which limited membership to only those of the Caucasian race and permitted their members to only entertain Caucasian guests in the lodge(s). 5. Provision of the Constitution : Irvis argued that his rights under the equal protection clause of the fourteenth amendment were violated. He said that the state was approving the organization’s liquor and business licenses it was
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Moose lodge 107 v. Irvis - Jake Holtz 2/19/08 1. Case Name:...

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