Washington v. Seattle School District
Significance, A Thorny Problem, Resistance To Change, Legal Remedies, The Power Of The State
State of Washington, et al.
Seattle School District Number 1, et al.
That Initiative 350, a state law prohibiting busing of school children under certain circumstances, was constitutional and binding upon the Seattle school system.
Chief Lawyer for Appellants
Kenneth O. Eikenberry
Chief Lawyer for Appellees
Michael W. Hoge
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun (writing for the Court), William J. Brennan, Jr., Thurgood Marshall, John Paul Stevens, Byron R. White
Warren E. Burger, Sandra Day O'Connor, Lewis F. Powell, Jr. William H. Rehnquist
Date of Decision
30 June 1982
Affirmed the rulings of two lower courts, holding that Initiative 350 violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment by creating an unconstitutional classification based solely on race.
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