Griffin v. County School Board of Prince Edward County (377 U.S. 218)

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Griffin v. County School Board of Prince Edward County (377 U.S. 218)
by the Supreme Court of the United States
Syllabus
Griffin v. County School Board of Prince Edward County, 377 U.S. 218 (1964), is a case decided by the Supreme Court of the United States in which it ruled that the County School Board of Prince Edward County's decision to close all local, public schools and provide vouchers to attend private schools were declared constitutionally impermissible and violations under the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. — Excerpted from Griffin v. County School Board of Prince Edward County on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Court Documents
Opinion of the Court

United States Supreme Court

377 U.S. 218

GRIFFIN  v.  COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD OF PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY

 Argued: March 30, 1964. --- Decided: May 25, 1964

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Robert L. Carter, New York City, for petitioners.

Solicitor Gen. Archibald Cox for the United States, as amicus curiae, by special leave of Court.

J. Segar Gravatt, Blackstone, Va., and R. D. McIlwaine, III, Richmond, Va., for respondents.

Mr. Justice BLACK delivered the opinion of the Court.

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