Cleburne v. Cleburne Living Center
Significance, Should Facilities For Mentally Retarded Persons Be Allowed In Neighborhoods?, Further Readings
City of Cleburne
Cleburne Living Center
That the decision to deny the Cleburne Living Center a zoning permit was constitutional.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
Earl Luna, Robert T. Miller, Jr., Mary Milford
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
Renea Hicks, Diane Shisk, Caryl Oberman
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, Warren E. Burger, Sandra Day O'Connor, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., William H. Rehnquist, Byron R. White (writing for the Court)
William J. Brennan, Jr., Thurgood Marshall, John Paul Stevens
Date of Decision
1 July 1985
The denial of a permit to the Cleburne Living Center was found to be based on prejudice and therefore unconstitutional.
- Schweiker v. Wilson, 450 U.S. 221 (1981).
- Plyler v. Doe, 457 U.S. 202 (1982).
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