Jones v. Mayer
|Jones v. Mayer
|Opinion of the Court→|
|United States Supreme Court case which held that Congress could regulate the sale of private property in order to prevent racial discrimination: "42 U.S.C. § 1982 bars all racial discrimination, private as well as public, in the sale or rental of property, and that the statute, thus construed, is a valid exercise of the power of Congress to enforce the Thirteenth Amendment." — Excerpted from Jones v. Mayer on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Jones v. Alfred H. Mayer Co., 392 U.S. 409 (1968), is a|
United States Supreme Court
JONES v. MAYER
Argued: April 1 and 2, 1968. --- Decided: June 17, 1968
[Syllabus from pages 409-410 intentionally omitted]
Samuel H. Liberman, St. Louis, Mo., for petitioners.
Israel Treiman, St. Louis, Mo., for respondents.
Atty. Gen. Ramsey Clark for the United States, as amicus curiae, by special leave of Court.
Mr. Justice STEWART delivered the opinion of the Court.