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Click on a title below to access either an individual article (denoted by an asterisk) or a set of articles published as a Special Report. The issue of publication appears in parentheses.

Special Reports for " Law"

Brown V. Board at 50

The spark that led to the civil rights battles and victories of the 1950s and '60s was struck in May 1954 when the Supreme Court declared segregation in public schools unconstitutional.

On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in Brown v. Topeka Board of Education that "separate educational facilities ...

Providing Opportunity
In 1951 Oliver Brown sought a better education for his daughters. His case resulted in the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision that nullified the concept of "separate but equal."...

Equal Prospect and Parental Choice
Conservatives constitute a large contingent among proponents of parental choice in education, but its advocates also include Democratic and liberal leaders, as well as a growing number of minority parents. ...

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