TITLE

COMING CLEAN ABOUT BROWN

AUTHOR(S)
Neuhaus, Richard John
PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Feb1997, Issue 70, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents arguments about the 1954 Brown decision of the U.S. Supreme Court that end racial segregation in schools. Correlation between Brown and the Montgomery bus boycott of 1956; Remarks from Richard E. Morgan, professor of Constitutional Law and Government at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, on the effect of the Brown case on judicial activism; Support of conservative Robert Bork for the court decision.
ACCESSION #
17765632

 

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