Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education
Significance, Supreme Court Upholds School Busing, Further Readings
James E. Swann
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education
That the local public schools were not doing enough to integrate their student bodies.
Chief Lawyers for Appellant
Julius LeVonne Chambers and James M. Nabritt III
Chief Lawyers for Appellee
William J. Waggoner and Benjamin S. Horack
Justices for the Court
Hugo Lafayette Black, Harry A. Blackmun, William J. Brennan, Jr., Warren E. Burger (writing for the Court), William O. Douglas, John Marshall Harlan II, Thurgood Marshall, Potter Stewart, Byron R. White
Date of Decision
20 April 1971
The Supreme Court upheld the desegregation plan developed by the federal court overseeing public school integration in the district.
- Brown v. Board of Education, 347 U.S. 483 (1954).
- Brown v. Board of Education II, 349 U.S. 294 (1955).
- Griffin v. County Schoolboard, 377 U.S. 218 (1964).
- Green v. County School Board, 391 U.S. 430 (1968).
- Pasadena Board of Education v. Spangler, 427 U.S. 424 (1976).
- Milliken v. Bradley, 433 U.S. 267 (1974).
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