TITLE

Mendez and the Legacy of Brown: A Latino Civil Rights Lawyer's Assessment

AUTHOR(S)
Saenz, Thomas A.
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Spring2004, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p276
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Assesses the civil rights legacy of three important cases pertinent to educational access for Hispanic American schoolchildren in California. Mendez v. Westminster School District, decided in 1947; Hernandez v. Texas; Brown v. Board of Education, decided in 1954.
ACCESSION #
14692772

 

Related Articles

  • A Welder From Kansas Named Brown. Rader, Rick // Exceptional Parent;Mar2004, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p8 

    Acknowledges the significance of the Supreme Court case "Brown v. Board of Education" in inspiring rights-consciousness among groups of people in the U.S. Celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of this landmark action that tackles the racial segregation of public schools in 21 states; Impact...

  • Educational Rights in the States. Brennan-Gac, Trish // Human Rights;Jul2014, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p12 

    The article focuses on the state constitutions offering right to education as a fundamental right. It states that the federal Constitution doesn't provide to right to education, and, hence state constitutions' role becomes important in providing equal quality of education to all regardless of...

  • The untold story of the Civil Rights Movement, Part II. Maddox, Jr., Alton H. // New York Amsterdam News;11/3/2005, Vol. 96 Issue 45, p12 

    This article focuses on the history of civil rights movement of the African American community in the U.S. The Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka not only struck down Jim Crow, facially, in education, but it also laid out the legal parameters for the looming civil rights...

  • Mendez and the Legacy of Brown: A Latino Civil Rights Lawyer's Assessment. Saenz, Thomas A. // Berkeley Women's Law Journal;2004, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p276 

    Discusses the Mendez v. Westminster School District case and the legacy of the Brown v. Board of Education case in the U.S. Other important twentieth-century civil rights cases in education; Basic reasons the Mendez v. Westminster School District case did not became as recognized as the Brown v....

  • Luck Was Not a Factor: The Importance of a Strategic Approach to Civil Rights Litigation. Jones, Elaine // Berkeley Women's Law Journal;2004, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p290 

    Presents an article on the importance of a strategic approach to civil rights litigation in the U.S. Cases that led to the strategies in Gratz v. Bollinger and Grutter v. Bollinger; Resources that have to be engaged in a campaign; Jurisdictions involved in the Brown v. Board of Education campaign.

  • Give Brown v. Board of Education Its Due. Garrow, David J. // Human Rights;Summer2004, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p2 

    This year's fiftieth anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education ought to occasion untold praise for the courageous plaintiffs, attorneys, and jurists who helped bring about a momentous reformation of American law. Instead, anniversary celebrations and symposia have been rife with declarations...

  • What are the Ultimate Meaning and Significance of Brown v. Board of Education? A Note on Justice, Constitutionalism, and the Human Person. Cook, Samuel DuBois // Negro Educational Review;Jan2005, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p3 

    The article reports that much of the U.S. has participated in the 50th anniversary celebration of Brown v. Board of Education, a decision handed down by the Supreme Court on May 17, 1954. This historic, landmark, controversial, and revolutionary case nullified and reversed so much of the...

  • The Continuing Spirit of the Brown Decision of the Supreme Court. Willie, Charles V. // Negro Educational Review;Jan2005, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p11 

    The article reports on the Brown v. Board of Education, a decision handed down by the Supreme Court on May 17, 1954. This historic decision reversed the spirit of American constitutional history and privileges of blacks and helped to renergize the Civil Rights Movement and the Black Revolution....

  • Brown's Legacy: The Promises and Pitfalls of Judicial Relief. Merritt, Deborah Jones // Negro Educational Review;Jan2005, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p51 

    The article focuses on the Brown v. Board of Education, a Supreme Court decision in favor of African Americans. It is one of the greatest achievements of the American judicial system. It decisively declared racial segregation in the schools unconstitutional, inaugurating the modern civil rights...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics