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North v. Russell, 427 U.S. 328 (1976), is a United States Supreme Court case which held that a non-lawyer jurist can constitutionally sit in a jail-carrying criminal case provided that the defendant has an opportunity through an appeal to obtain a second trial before a judge who is a lawyer.


Brown v. Louisiana, 383 U.S. 131 (1966), was a United States Supreme Court case based on the First Amendment in the U.S. Constitution. It held that protesters have a First and Fourteenth Amendment right to engage in a peaceful sit-in at a public library. Justice Fortas wrote the plurality opinion and was joined by Justice ...


Case opinion for US Supreme Court BROWN, GOVERNOR OF CALIFORNIA, ET AL. v. PLATA ET AL.. Read the Court's full decision on FindLaw.


Opinion and Finding of Fact for the case of Oliver Brown, et al. v. Board of ... Board of Education, Kansas et al.; . . . in the United States Supreme Court- October Term, 1953. ... The Russell Daily News, serving the city and county of Russell, Kansas, announced the decision with a banner headline and two front page stories.


Belton et al., on certiorari to the Supreme Court of Delaware, argued December 11, 1952, reargued December 9, 1953. [Footnote 1]. In the Kansas case, Brown v. Board of Education, the plaintiffs are Negro children of elementary school age residing in Topeka. They brought this action in the United States District Court for  ...


297 U.S. 278 (56 S.Ct. 461, 80 L.Ed. 682). BROWN et al. v. STATE OF MISSISSIPPI. No. 301. Argued: Jan. 10, 1936. Decided: Feb. 17, 1936. opinion, HUGHES [HTML]. Messrs. Earl Brewer and J. Morgan Stevens, both of Jackson, Miss., for petitioners. Messrs. W. D. Conn, of Corinth, Miss., and W. H. Maynard, of Baltimore, ...


A case in which the Court held that a court order requiring California to reduce its prison population to remedy unconstitutional conditions in its correctional facilities did not violate the Prison Litigation Reform Act.


Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1). Opinions. Syllabus · View Case. Appellant. Oliver Brown, Mrs. Richard Lawton, Mrs. Sadie Emmanuel, et al. ... The plaintiffs were denied relief based on the precedent set by Plessy v. Ferguson, which established the “separate but equal” doctrine that stated separate facilities for ...


The students represented in Brown et al. v. Board of Education of Topeka. (L to R: Vicki Henderson, Donald Henderson, Linda Brown, James Emanuel, Nancy Todd, and Katherine Carper) Photo by Carl Iwasaki/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka is widely known as the Supreme Court ...