University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "Meredith v. Jefferson County Bd. of Educ. - Amicus (Merits)"
Date Oct 21, 2014
Author U.S. Department of Justice
External Link https://www.justice.gov/osg/brief/meredith-v-jefferson-county-bd-educ-amicus-merits
Abstract The question presented in this case is whether Jefferson County's race-based student assignment plan violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution. The Department of Justice has significant responsibilities for enforcing the Equal Protection Clause in the context of public education, see 42 U.S.C. 2000c-6, and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq. The Department of Education has responsibility for enforcing federal civil rights laws affecting educational institutions, including Title VI.
Source U.S. Department of Justice


This Resource Relates To
case Meredith, Custodial Parent and Next Friend of McDonald v. Jefferson County Bd. of Ed (SD-KY-0001)

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