Briggs v. Elliott, 342 U.S. 350 (1952), on appeal from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of South Carolina, challenged school segregation in Summerton, South Carolina. It was the first of the five cases combined into Brown v.


Elliott in the fall of 1950. A three-judge panel at the U.S. District Court was presented with substantial psychological evidence and expert testimony presented on ...


Brown Case - Briggs v. Elliott. Briggs v. R.W. Elliott. Summary: The legal action ... with Thurgood Marshall, filed in U.S. District Court the case of Levi Pearson v.


Separate Is Not Equal - Brown v. ... The defendant was Roderick W. Elliott, a local sawmill owner and the school board ... Two of the judges, citing the Plessy v.


Case opinion for US 4th Circuit BROWN v. ELLIOTT. Read the Court's full decision on FindLaw.


Elliott, named for the lead plaintiffs and the local school superintendent, was one of five cases before the U.S. Supreme Court as part of Brown v. Board of ...


Feb 12, 2016 ... It is difficult to understate the importance of the Briggs v. ... before the U.S. Supreme Court, and because a lesser case from Kansas — Brown v.


Nov 7, 2016 ... Originally a lawsuit filed by twenty African American parents in ... Briggs v. Elliott was one of five cases, collectively entitled Brown et al. v.


Briggs v. Elliott, 132 F. Supp. 776 (E.D.S.C. 1955) case opinion from the U.S. District Court for ... Our decision has been reversed by the Supreme Court, Brown v.