cooper v. aaron brief

cooper v. aaron brief - National laws are supreme law of...

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-1Courtney Smith Randy DeJesus Katie Cooper v. Aaron Facts: The governor and legislature of Arkansas refused to accept the Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education. They refused to comply with court orders created to apply school desegregation. Violence then erupted in Little Rock and President Eisenhower sent out troops for enforcement. Resident officials waited out plans banish segregated public services. Issues: Should Supreme Court delay for 2 and ½ years? No. Reasoning: All the justices signed this act to show that they were in favor.
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Unformatted text preview: National laws are supreme law of land. Laws made by the United States are better than those made state by state, must abide by treaties. The federal government always wins (mostly). Holding: 9 votes for it. Court said that its understanding of the Fourteenth Amendment in Brown was, “the supreme law of the land and that it had a "binding effect" on the states.” The Court once again affirmed its devotion to desegregation and repeated that legislatures can not make annul judgments of the Court....
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course PSCI 4200 taught by Professor Kimmyking during the Fall '10 term at North Texas.

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