The Supreme Court and the States: Reflections on Boynton v. Virginia

Pollak, Louis H.
March 1961
California Law Review;Mar1961, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p15
Academic Journal
Discusses the U.S. Supreme Court decision on the racial segregation case, Boynton versus Virginia to examine the revisory authority of the court over the states. Details of the case; Provisions of the Interstate Commerce Act; State enforcement of segregation policy.


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