522. Suits to enforce integration
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||Koen v. Knight.
(Ala. Vocational Schools.) (SD Ala., #2434.) Facts: VI DOCKET 94, 122, VII DOCKET 20. Dec. 29, 1961: Def's. motion to dismiss denied. Jan. 15, 1962: Defs. filed answer to amended complaint. Pending.
||Reed v. Washington Co. Bd. of Educ.
(Reeds Chapel.) (CA 5.)*
||Dove v. Parham.
(Dollarway School Dist.) (ED Ark., #3680.)*
||Mannings v. Bd. of Pub. Inst., Hillsborough Co.
(Tampa.) (SD Fla., #3534.)*
||Augustus v. Escambia Co. Bd. of Public Educ.
(Pensacola.) (CA 5.)*
||Tillman v. Bd. of Public Inst., Volusia Co.
(SD Fla., Jacksonville Div., #4501.) Facts: VI DOCKET 37, 70, VII DOCKET 21. Oct. 30, 1961: Def's. motion for summary judgment argued; decision awaited.
And see Bd. of Inst., 523.Fla2.
||Braxton v. Bd. of Public Inst., Duval Co.
(Jacksonville.) (SD Fla., #4598.) Facts: VI DOCKET 70, 94, 122, VII DOCKET 21. Dec. 21, 1961: Final hearing held in DC; decision awaited.
||Bornas v. Bd. of Pub. Inst., Broward Co.
(Ft. Lauderdale.) (Broward Co. Cir. Ct.)*
||Weaver v. Bd. of Pub. Inst., Brevard Co.
(SD Fla., Orlando Div.)*
||Mays v. Bd. of Pub. Inst., Sarasota Co.
(SD Fla., Tampa Div., #4242-Civ. J.)*
||Calhoun v. Latimer.
(Atlanta.) (ND Ga., Atlanta Div., #6298.)*
||Pls. v. Chatham Co. Bd. of Educ.
(Savannah.) (SD Ga.) Jan. 1962: desegregation suit filed by parents of 36 Negro children seeking injunction against continued operation of compulsory biracial school system; assignment of students and teachers and other personnel without regard to race or color; budgets, contracts and other acts designed to perpetuate racially segreated schools. Pending.
||Webb v. Bd. of Educ.
(Chicago.) (ND Ill., E. Div., #61 C 1569.)*
||Bush v. Orleans Parish School Bd.
(New Orleans.) (ED La., #3630.) (CA 5, #18520.) (367 U.S. 908 aff'g. 191 F. Supp. 871; 368 U.S. 11.) Facts: VI DOCKET 37-8, 70, 94, 112, VII DOCKET 21. Fall 1960: McDonough (white) school desegregated under DC order; 2 Negro children enrolled; all whites boycotted. Fall 1961: 3 more Negro children enrolled; plus 15 white children. Jan. 8, 1962: Def. Bd. voted to re-segregate McDonough as all-Negro school. Jan. 23: DC issued temporary restraining order against Bd. action.
||Hall v. St. Helena Parish School Bd.
(U.S.S.C., #586.) (368 U.S. 830; 197 F. Supp. 649.) Facts: VI DOCKET 38, 70, 94, 122, VII DOCKET 21-2. Feb. 19, 1962: U.S.S.C. affirmed 3-judge ct. (Aug. 30, 1961) ruling that La. local option law unconstitutional. Jan. 22, 1962: Pls. in Hall and Davis, 522.La4, moved DC to direct Def.-Bds. to draft desegregation plans for: assignment of children on non-racial basis, allotment of funds, construction of schools, approval of budgets, elimination of any other discrimination in operation of school system. Pending.
||E. Baton Rouge Parish School Bd. v. Davis.
(ED La., Baton Rouge Div., Civ. #1662.) Facts: VI DOCKET 38, 70, VII DOCKET 22. See Hall, 522.La2.
Feb. 2, 1962: Def's. motion to change venue to Baton Rouge granted.
||Williams v. Prather.
(Northwestern State College.) (WD La., #5000 Civ.) Facts: VI DOCKET 38. DC dismissed for inaction by Pl.
||La. State Bd. of Educ. v. Allen.
(Shreveport Trade School.) (U.S.S.C., #217.) Facts: VI DOCKET 38, 70, VII DOCKET 22. Cites: 287 F. 2d 32, 368 U.S. 830.
||Sherrill School Parents Comm., Bentley v. Bd. of Educ.
(Detroit.) (ED Mich., S. Div., #22092.) Jan. 22, 1962: injunction suit filed by Pl.-voluntary assn. of 300 Negro and white parents in Sherrill school dist., and Pl.-Negro and white homeowners and parents, alleging Def.-Bd. followed policies and practices designed to create and maintain segregated schools for Negro pupils by: gerrymandering school district lines, discriminating in employment practices re teachers, permitting deterioration of existing schools and failing to provide new schools, using inexperienced teachers in segregated schools, discriminating re transfers to schools outside district and in student apprenticeship program and in standards of education. Pending.
Ernest Goodman and George W. Crockett, Jr., Esqs., 3220 Cadillac Tower, Detroit.
||Meredith v. Fair.
(U. of Miss.) (SD Miss., Jackson Div., #3130.) Facts: VI DOCKET 122, VII DOCKET 22. Dec. 13, 1961: DC denied preliminary injunction; on appeal, CA 5 held unconstitutional the requirement that applicant supply recommendations from 5 Univ. alumni, remanded for trial on merits. Feb. 3, 1962: after trial, DC held Univ. "is not a racially segregated institution", refused to order Pl. admitted. Appeal pending.
||Beal v. Bd. of Educ.
(Newark.) (DC N.J., #839-61.) Facts: VII DOCKET 22. Feb. 26, 1962: hearing on motion for production of documents and objections to certain interrogatories.
||Shepard v. Bd. of Educ.
(Englewood.) (DC N.J., #106-62.) Feb. 6, 1962: Injunction suit filed under 28 U.S.C. §1343 charging Def. Bd. with operating segregated public schools by gerrymandering school districts, choice of school sites, and rigid requirements that children attend neighborhood schools. Pending.
George D. Jetter, Esq., 73 Main St., Millburn, N.J.
||Taylor v. Bd. of Educ.
(New Rochelle.) (U.S.S.C., #518.) (195 F. Supp. 231, 294 F. 2d 36.) Facts: VI DOCKET 38, 71, 95, 123, VII DOCKET 22. Dec. 11, 1961: U.S.S.C. denied certiorari.
||Rector v. Bd. of Educ.
(New York City.) (SD NY, #62 Civ. 249.) Jan. 16, 1962: Injunction action filed by- 55 -
Pl.-Negro junior high pupil on behalf of all Negro and Puerto Rican children similarly situated. Complaint alleges Def.-Bd. controls percentage of Negro and Puerto Rican children attending particular high schools by requiring jr. highs to feed only into certain highs; result: 90% of Negro pupils attend 20% of high schools. Pending.
Paul B. Zuber, Esq., Maple Grove Albany Post Rd., Croton-on-the-Hudson, N.Y.
||Jeffers v. Whitley, N.C. Supt. of Pub. Inst.
(Caswell Co.) (MD N.C., Greensboro Div., #1079.) Facts: VI DOCKET 38, VII DOCKET 22. Dec. 29, 1961: DC ordered 2 Pls. admitted, dismissed actions of other Pls. Def's. appeal pending.
||McCoy v. Greensboro Bd. of Educ.
(MD N.C., #C-26-G-59.) Facts: VI DOCKET 38, 123. Def.-Bd. admitted Pls. under DC order; case closed.
||Becton v. Greene Co. Bd. of Educ.
(ED N.C., #458.)*
||Wheeler v. Durham City Bd. of Educ.
(MD N.C., #C-54-D-60.) Facts: VI DOCKET 39, VII DOCKET 22. Oct. 31, 1961: Def.-Supt. refused to answer questions on deposition. Dec. 21: DC ordered Supt. to answer. Pending.
||Spaulding v. Durham City Bd. of Educ.
(MD N.C., #C-116-D-60.)*
||Vickers v. Chapel Hill Bd. of Educ.
(MD N.C., #11-D-60.) Facts: VI DOCKET 39, VII DOCKET 22. Pls. admitted to school; case closed.
||North Carolina v. Chance.
(Harnett Co. Super. Ct.)*
||Chance v. Hartnett Co. Bd. of Educ.
(DC N.C., Raleigh Div., #1263.)*
||Wynn v. Trs., Charlotte Community College System.
(N.C. Sup. Ct.) Facts: VI DOCKET 123, VII DOCKET 22. Nov. 8, 1961: N.C. Sup. Ct. affirmed Co. Ct. denial of injunction, held no discrimination shown toward any prosspective student. Appeal to U.S.S.C. pending.
||Dowell v. Bd. of Educ.
(Oklahoma City.) (WD Okla., #9452.) Facts: VII DOCKET 23. Apr. 3, 1962: trial date before 3-judge fedl. ct.
||Chisholm v. Bd. of Pub. Educ.
(Philadelphia.) (ED Pa., #29706.) Facts: VI DOCKET 123, VII DOCKET 23. Jan. 9, 1962: DC denied motion of Phila. Fed. of Teachers to appear amicus; appeal pending in CA 3.
||Briggs v. Elliott.
(Clarendon Co.) (ED S.C., #2657.)*
||Brunson v. Bd. of Tr., Clarendon Co. School Dist. No. 1.
(Clarendon Co.) (ED S.C., #7210.)*
||Johnson v. Trs., School Dist. #20, Charleston Co.
(formerly listed as Pls. v. School Dist.) (S.C. Sup. Ct.) Facts: VI DOCKET 71. Appeal dismissed.
Russell Brown, Esq., 230 Coming St., Charleston, S.C.
And see Johnson, 521.2.
||Boyce v. Humphreys Co. Bd. of Educ.
(Nashville.) (MD Tenn., #3130.) Facts: VII DOCKET 23. Dec. 20, 1961: DC ordered 8 Pls. admitted to desegregated classes Jan., 1962; ordered Def. to desegregate grades 1-5 Jan., 1962 and remaining grades Sept. 1962. Pls. admitted under order Jan. 1962.
||Goss v. Bd. of Educ.
(Knoxville.) (CA 6, #14425.)*
||Northcross v. Memphis Bd. of Educ.
(CA 6, #14642.)*
||Mapp v. Chattanooga Bd. of Educ.
(CA 6, ##14444, 14517.) Facts: VI DOCKET 40, 71, 95, 123, VII DOCKET 23. Nov. 13, 1961: CA 6 affirmed DC judgment finding Bd's. desegregation plan not a reasonable start toward ending compulsory segregation. Remanded to DC; Def. did not appeal.
||Maxwell v. Davidson Co. Bd. of Educ.
(near Nashville.) (CA 6, #14607.)*
||Sloan v. 10th School Dist., Wilson Co.
(MD Tenn., #3107.) Facts: VII DOCKET 23. Oct. 1961: DC ordered 3 Negro Pls. admitted to previously all-white schools. Nov. 22, 1961: DC ordered total desegregation of 10 grades Jan. 1962. Def.-Bd. complied.
||Vick, Carson and Morris v. Obion Co. Bd. of Educ.
(Jackson.) (DC Tenn.) Facts: VII DOCKET 23. Jan. 1962: Def.-Bd. permitted 3 Negro eighth grade students to transfer to previously all-white schools under Pupil Placement Law; rejected 1 transfer request.
||Ross v. Rogers.
(Houston.) (DC Tex., Houston, #10,-144.) Facts: IV DOCKET 32, V DOCKET 63, 94, VII DOCKET 23. Nov. 9, 1961: DC denied motion for immediate injunctive relief. Jan. 23, 1962: DC denied Pls'. motion to cite for contempt. Feb. 17, 1962: submitted on Pls'. motion for injunction.
||Flax v. Potts.
(Fort Worth.) (ND Tex., Forth Worth Div., #4205.) Facts: VII DOCKET 23. Nov. 16, 1961: DC ordered Def. to submit plan for operating schools on nondiscriminatory basis by Dec. 16, 1961. Def's. motion for new trial pending.
||Robinson v. Evans.
(Galveston.) (ED Tex., #2643.)*
||Eastland v. Wheat.
(Northeast Houston.) (SD Tex., #13,330.) Facts: VI DOCKET 40. Nov. 23, 1961: Def's. plea in abatement denied. Pending.
||Evans v. Brooks, Supt., Texas City Ind. School Dist.
(SD Tex., Galveston Div., #2803.)*
||Sanders v. Ransom.
(U. of Tex.) (WD Tex.) Suit filed by Negro students at U. for abolition of all segregation in dormitories. Pending.
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||Allen v. Co. School Bd.
(Prince Edward Co.) (ED Va., #1333.) Facts: VI DOCKET 40, 71, 123, VII DOCKET 23. Pls'. appeal from failure of DC to rule on certain issues pending.
And see 522.Va1a.
||Griffin v. Co. School Bd.
(Prince Edward Co.) (Va. Sup. Ct. of App.)*
And see 522.Va1b.
||Howard v. Co. School Bd.
(Alleghany Co.) (Va. Sup. Ct. of App.) 1959: Chap. 68 enacted permitting sale of school bldgs. and other facilities to private organizations if voters decide to close public schools. Nov. 27, 1961: Va. Sup. Ct. of App. held Va. Const., §129, "imposes upon . . . Genl. Assembly the obligation to establish and maintain an efficient system of public free schools throughout the state", found act unconstitutional.
And see same issue in 522.Va1a.
||Adkinson v. School Bd.
(Newport News.) (ED Va., Newport News Div., #642.)*
||Hill v. School Bd.
(Norfolk.) (ED Va.)*
||Allen v. School Bd.
(Charlottesvile.) (DC Va.)*
||Thompson v. School Bd.
(Arlington.) (ED Va., #1341.) Facts: VI DOCKET 41, VII DOCKET 24. Dec. 27, 1961: Pls. filed motion for further relief, alleging Def.-Bd. is maintaining geographical school districts and planning school construction designed to perpetuate segregation. Pending.
||Kilby v. Warren Co. School Bd.
(WD Va., Harrisonburg Div., #530.)*
||Warden v. School Bd.
(Richmond.) (ED Va., #2819.) Facts: VI DOCKET 41, VII DOCKET 24. Jan. 12, 1962: case dismissed.
||Bradley v. School Bd.
(Richmond.) (ED Va., #3353.) Facts: VII DOCKET 24. Dec. 8, 1961: DC denied Def's. motion to dismiss. Pending.
||Jones v. School Bd.
(Alexandria.) (ED Va., #1770.) Facts: VI DOCKET 41-2. Feb. 13, 1962: case dismissed.
||Braxton v. Stafford Co. School Bd.
(Alexandria.) (ED Va., #2476.) Facts: VII DOCKET 24. Jan. 4, 1962: DC denied motion to dismiss. Pending.
||Goins v. Grayson Co. School Bd.
(Galax.) (WD Va., Abington Div., #776.) Facts: VI DOCKET 42. Nov. 3, 1961: case dismissed on Pl's. motion.
||Blackwell v. School Bd.
(Fairfax Co.) (ED Va., #1967.)*
||Green and Iseley v. Bd. of Educ.
(Roanoke City and Co.) (CA 4.) Facts: VI DOCKET 72, 124, VII DOCKET 24. Appeals pending.
||Thompson v. School Bd of Arlington Co.
||Jackson v. School Bd.
(Lynchburg.) (WD Va., Lynchburg Div., #534.) Facts: VII DOCKET 24. Jan. 16, 1962: Pls. allege Negro children discriminated against by having to appeal to State Pupil Placement Bd. for assignment to white schools in their geographical area, while white children automatically so assigned. Jan. 29, 1962: 2 Negro pupils entered formerly white high school.
||Anderson v. School Bds., West Point and King William Co.
(Richmond.) (ED Va., #3365.) Facts: VII DOCKET 24. Case heard with Braxton, 522.Va15b. DC denied Defs'. motion to dismiss; amended complaint filed. Pending.
S. W. Tucker, Esq., and Henry L. Marsh, III, Esq., 214 E. Clay St., Richmond, Va.
||Taylor v. Raleigh Co. Bd. of Educ.
(SD W.Va.) 1955: desegregation suit filed (#610.22, I DOCKET 63); Dec. 21, 1955: DC ordered integration by Feb. 1956. Nov. 13, 1961: DC granted Pl's. motion to reopen case on allegations that Bd. failed to desegregate, gerrymandered school zones. Pending.