TITLE

THE HYPOCRISY OF "EQUAL BUT SEPARATE" IN THE COURTROOM: A LENS FOR THE CIVIL RIGHTS ERA

AUTHOR(S)
MCFARLIN, JAIMIE K.
PUB. DATE
July 2015
SOURCE
Journal Jurisprudence;Jul2015, Vol. 26, p231
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the racist courthouse during the Jim Crow era and the early stages of the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S. It describes the dual function of minstreling the call for equality under the law in the Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson and orchestrating overt segregation. Also discussed is the tripartite role of the southern state courthouse in U.S. apartheid as a symptom, signal, and symbol of societal norms.
ACCESSION #
108848591

 

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