Civil Rights Movement3 - Civil Rights Movement (Lecture 3)...

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Civil Rights Movement (Lecture 3) I. The U.S. Supreme Court and School Desegregation, 1937-1954: A. Missouri ex rel Gaines v. Canada (1938) i. Missouri denied black man constitution rights when refused to admit him to University of Missouri Law School even though said would pay for his tuition to an out of state law school ii. Court ordered Missouri to furnish Gaines equal permissions as white students iii. Set up a separate law school for Gaines in Saint Louis B. McLauren v. Oklahoma State Regents (1950) i. Sit in a separate room, separate but equal to white students ii. Had to eat in separate table at school cafeteria, sit at different table in library, use different bathrooms iii. Court ruled that McLauren should be awarded same treatment as whites and separate facilities were diminished C. Sipuel v. Board of Education (1947) i. No black school in Oklahoma ii. Applied to white law school – denied iii. Court battle iv. Court ruled that Sipuel be admitted to white law school D. Sweatt v. Painter (1950) **** i. George Allen registered for classes at UT Austin and paid tuition and fees ii. Ten days later UT discovered that Allen was black so told him he could
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