keitha - section, without discrimination or segregation on...

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  Issue The Case deals with racial discrimination and commerce, and how the law impacts both. It is important to understand that in court cases, the court draws on past cases and Acts to make judgments for or against the plaintiff (the person who is making the complaint against another). Facts   The case and how it fits with the case of Katzenbach v. McClung: (i.e., racial discrimination, interstate commerce issues) (Civil Rights Act of 1964). In other words, the restaurant owner is trying to make the case that serving Negroes in-restaurant creates an economic hardship for him because other customers will refuse to eat there then (interstate commerce issue). Therefore, according to this restaurant owner, the restaurant should NOT have to uphold Title II of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Rules of the Law "SEC. 201. (a) All persons shall be entitled to the full and equal enjoyment of the goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, and accommodations of any place of public accommodation, as defined in this
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Unformatted text preview: section, without discrimination or segregation on the ground of race, color, religion, or national origin (Title II of the Civil Right Act , 1964 ).” Outcome Mainly, the Heart of Atlanta Hotel is expected to serve interstate travelers regardless of race… which is under the provisions of the Commerce Clause of the Constitution and Title II of the Civil Rights Act (Sec. 201(a) (b); 202; 205 Reference Civil Rights Act of 1964. (1964). Retrieved January 17, 2011, from American Civil Rights Review: http://www.americancivilrightsreview.com/docs-civilrightsact1964.html Title II of the Civil Right Act , Sec.201(a) (1964 ). Retrieved January 17, 2011, US Politics.com: http://uspolitics.about.com/od/usgovernment/l/bl_civil_rights_act_2.htm Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States. (1964). Retrieved January 17, 2011, from InfoPlease: http://www.infoplease.com/us/supreme-court/cases/ar14.html...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2011 for the course ACC 100 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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