Gong Lum v. Rice
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|United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that the exclusion on account of race of a child of Chinese ancestry from a state high school did not violate the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. The decision effectively approved the exclusion of minority children from schools reserved for whites. — Excerpted from Lum v. Rice on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Lum v. Rice, 275 U.S. 78 (1927), is a|
United States Supreme Court
GONG LUM v. RICE
Argued: Oct. 12, 1927. --- Decided: Nov 21, 1927
Mr. James N. Flowers, of Jackson, Miss., for plaintiffs in error.
Messrs. Rush H. Knox, of Jackson, Miss., and E. C. Sharp, of Corinth, Miss., for defendants in error.
Mr. Chief Justice TAFT delivered the opinion of the Court.