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ERIC Number: EJ509197
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0882-228X
The Right to Marry: "Loving v. Virginia."
Wallenstein, Peter
OAH Magazine of History, v9 n2 p37-41 Win 1995
Discusses the background, legal issues, and significance of the Supreme Court decision, "Loving v. Virginia" (1967). Outlines the history of laws against interracial marriage throughout U.S. history. Asserts that interpretation of the Fourteenth Amendment, applying federal civil rights to the states, was a key factor in the case. (CFR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Fourteenth Amendment; United States Constitution