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Unformatted text preview: Rachel Romm US History 1AP Mrs. Dolan 24 February 2009 Name: Thurgood Marshall Years in Office: 1967-1991 What are some key cases for which this Justice has written opinions? Murray v. Pearson ~ Law schools in Maryland must not deny students only because of their race Chambers v. Florida ~ Florida failed to maintain the due process laws Smith v. Allwright ~ terminated all-white primaries in Texas Shelley v. Kraemer ~overrode the restrictive covenant placed on a property that violated the 14 th amendment Sweatt v. Painter ~ Law schools in Texas must not deny students only because of their race McLaurin v. Oklahoma State Regents ~ students in public institutions of higher learning may not be treated differently because of their race Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka~ stopped the segregation in public schools Browder v. Gayle ~ ended the segregation on Montgomerys buses Influential life events: 1930- Graduated, with honors, from Lincoln University (cum laude) 1934- Received law degree from Howard University (magna cum laude)...
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