Boynton v. Virginia
Significance, Court Splits, But For Boynton
Commonwealth of Virginia
That his arrest for refusing to leave a whites only section in a bus station restaurant violated the Interstate Commerce Act, and the Equal Protection, Due Process, and Commerce Clauses of the U.S. Constitution.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
Walter E. Rogers
Justices for the Court
Hugo Lafayette Black (writing for the Court), William J. Brennan, Jr., William O. Douglas, Felix Frankfurter, John Marshall Harlan II, Potter Stewart, Earl Warren
Tom C. Clark, Charles Evans Whittaker
Date of Decision
5 December 1960
Boynton's conviction was unconstitutional.
- Curtis v. Roxxo & Mastracco, Inc., 413 F.Supp. 804 (1976).
- The Negro History Bulletin. Vol. 26, no. 15, 1972.
- Wasby, Stephen L., Anthony A. D'Amato, and Rosemary Metrailer. Desegregation from Brown to Alexander. Carbondale, IL.: South Illinois University Press, 1977.
- Witt, Elder. Guide to the Supreme Court. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly, 1990, p. 605.
- Boynton v. Virginia: 1960 - Court Splits, But For Boynton
- Bolling v. Sharpe - Significance, Separate Can Never Be Equal, "due Process" Requires "equal Protection", Further Readings
- Boynton v. Virginia - Significance
- Boynton v. Virginia - Court Splits, But For Boynton
- Other Free Encyclopedias