Reitman v. Mulkey
|Reitman v. Mulkey
|United States Supreme Court decision that set an important legal precedent that states could remove a constitutional amendment passed by initiative, if the proffered amendment "encouraged" racial discrimination. — Excerpted from Reitman v. Mulkey on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Reitman v. Mulkey, 387 U.S. 369 (1967), was a|
United States Supreme Court
REITMAN v. MULKEY
Argued: March 20 and 21, 1967. --- Decided: May 29, 1967
Samuel O. Pruitt, Jr., Los Angeles, Cal., for petitioners.
Herman F. Selvin and A. L. Wirin, Los Angeles, Cal., for respondents.
Sol. Gen. Thurgood Marshall for the United States, as amicus curiae, by special leave of Court.
Mr. Justice WHITE delivered the opinion of the Court.
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