Topic: Assignment One-Briefing a Case
Paper type: Case Study
Language: English (U.S.)
Read Chapters One-Three in the Text Book as well as Exhibit 1-6 on briefing a case as well as the
video. Also read my posting on this web site on citations and briefing. After
you do that :
Go the library and
validate your library card.
Find the following case on lexis (in the library)and provide a one page BRIEF citing the:
Court’s decision (holding) on the case of:
Brown vs. Board of Education of
Topeka Kansas 347 U.S. 483
The NAACP filed a lawsuit against the board of education in Topeka, Kansas, for refusing to accept African American children in white schools. Even though the trial court argued that segregation has adverse effects on African American children, they allowed it to continue on the basis that both schools have equal resources and curriculum of education. The appeal was combined with Brown and other four cases in South Carolina, Virginia, Delaware, and Washington that had lost cases in the trial court (Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka). Brown’s case stood out from the rest since they challenged the decisions in the trial court by going against the separate but equal doctrine. ...