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Loving v. Virginia - Wikipedia


Loving v. Virginia, 388 U.S. 1 (1967), is a landmark civil rights decision of the United States Supreme Court, which invalidated laws prohibiting interracial ...

Loving v. Virginia | Oyez


In 1958, two residents of Virginia, Mildred Jeter, a black woman, and Richard Loving, a white man, were married in the District of Columbia. The Lovings ...

Loving v. Virginia


LOVING v. VIRGINIA. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES. 388 U.S. 1. June 12, 1967, Decided Oral Argument in Loving v Virginia ...

Loving v. Virginia (1967) - Encyclopedia Virginia


In Loving v. Virginia, decided on June 12, 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously struck down Virginia's law prohibiting interracial marriages as a violation ...

Loving v. Virginia | Casebriefs


Facts. The state of Virginia enacted laws making it a felony for a white person to intermarry with a black person or a black person to intermarry with a white ...

Loving Decision: 40 Years of Legal Interracial Unions : NPR


Jun 11, 2007 ... On June 12, 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized interracial marriage in the landmark Loving v. Virginia ruling. A lawyer who argued the ...

Mildred Loving - Civil Rights Activist - Biography.com


Jun 3, 2016 ... Mildred Loving was born on July 22, 1939, in Central Point, Virginia. ... When that Virginia court upheld the original ruling, the case Loving v.

Loving v. Virginia (1967) - Bill of Rights Institute


During Black History month we spotlight the landmark Supreme Court case of Loving v. Virginia (1967), which declared anti-miscegenation laws (laws banning  ...

Mildred Loving, Who Battled Ban on Mixed-Race Marriage, Dies at 68


May 6, 2008 ... In Loving v. Virginia, Warren wrote that miscegenation laws violated the Constitution's equal protection clause. “We have consistently denied ...

Loving v. Virginia and the Secret History of Race - The New York ...


May 14, 2008 ... The couple became celebrities after the landmark ruling known as Loving v. Virginia. But Mildred and Richard wanted nothing to do with fame.

Landmark Court Cases: Loving v. Virginia
Held that laws that prohibit marriage between races (anti-miscegenation statutes) are unconstitutional.
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Loving v. Virginia | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute


Loving v. Virginia (No. 395). Argued: April 10, 1967. Decided: June 12, 1967 ... Shortly after their marriage, the Lovings returned to Virginia and established their  ...

Loving v. Virginia: The Case Over Interracial Marriage | American ...


Few cases were more aptly named than Loving v. Virginia, which pitted an interracial couple – 17-year-old Mildred Jeter, who was black, and her childhood  ...

What You Didn't Know About Loving v. Virginia | TIME


Jun 10, 2016 ... When the Supreme Court heard arguments in the case Loving v. the Commonwealth of Virginia, defendants Richard and Mildred Loving chose ...