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Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren Delivered the Unanimous Ruling Ending the Plessy v. Ferguson “Separate But Equal” Ruling

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren delivered the unanimous ruling in the landmark civil rights case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. State-sanctioned segregation of public schools was a violation of the 14th amendment and was therefore unconstitutional. ...

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Everson v. Board of Education: Landmark SCOTUS Decision Applying the Establishment Clause in the Bill of Rights to State Law Effecting the Separation of Church and State

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Everson v. Board of Education, was a landmark decision of the United States Supreme Court which applied the Establishment Clause in the country’s Bill of Rights to State law effecting a separation of Church and State. The Founders intended the First Amendment words, “Congress shall make no law respecting an ...

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