Loving v. Virginia
|Loving v. Virginia
|landmark civil rights case in which the United States Supreme Court, by a 9-0 vote, declared Virginia's anti-miscegenation statute, the "Racial Integrity Act of 1924", unconstitutional, thereby overturning Pace v. Alabama (1883) and ending all race-based legal restrictions on marriage in the United States. — Excerpted from Loving v. Virginia on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Loving v. Virginia, , was a|
United States Supreme Court
LOVING v. VIRGINIA
Argued: April 10, 1967. --- Decided: June 12, 1967
Philip J. Hirschkop, pro hac vice, by special leave of Court, Bernard S.C.ohen, Alexandria, Va., for appellants.
R. D. McIlwaine, III, Richmond, Va., for appellee.
William M. Marutani, Philadelphia, Pa., for Japanese American Citizens League, as amicus curiae, by special leave of Court.
Mr. Chief Justice WARREN delivered the opinion of the Court.
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