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Supreme Court "Mistakes" Opening Remarks & Plessy v. Ferguson

Washington, DC
Saturday, July 9, 2011

In April, Pepperdine University Law School hosted a symposium, exploring what they consider to be the worst United States Supreme Court mistakes.

Among the cases discussed was Plessy v. Ferguson. The 1896 decision concluded “separate but equal” provisions of state government are constitutional under the Equal Protection Clause.

Updated: Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 3:35pm (ET)

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