Brown v. Board of Education (Brown II)

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Brown v. Board of Education (Brown II)
Court Supreme Court of the United States
Citation
Date decided May 31, 1955
Related Brown v. Board of Education (Brown I)

Facts

Some schools in southeastern United States put up a "Massive Resistance" in reaction to the 1954 Brown I racial desegregation SCOTUS ruling.

Issues

1. How quickly should schools de-segregate?

2. To what extent would federal courts oversee the de-segregation process?

Holding

1. Public schools must de-segregate with all deliberate speed.

2. Federal courts would oversee de-segregation.

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