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REQUIRED SUPREME COURT CASES AP NSL GOVERNMENT - 2020 9.Brown v. Board of Education (1954) Background of thecase Linda Brown, a student who had been denied admission to the all white public school (Sumner School). The Board of Education of Topeka Kansas, who denied her application because of her race. Court’s Decision and Legal ReasoningSupreme Court found that racial segregation is “inherently unequal” and unanimously ruled in favor of Brown, beginning the process of integrating schools.Access to good education “a right which must be made available to all on equal terms.”Foundational DocEqual Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment. “No State shall…deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.”Comparison to Non- Required Case Parents, a non-profit, sued the school district for their use of a racial tiebreaker in public HS admissionConnection to Current EventNot completed by group
REQUIRED SUPREME COURT CASES AP NSL GOVERNMENT - 2020 10.Baker v. Carr (1961) Background of thecase

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