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Case Name Bowditch vs. Buncombe County Board of Education SD-NC-0008
Docket / Court 2196 ( W.D.N.C. )
State/Territory North Carolina
Case Type(s) School Desegregation
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Equal Protection
Content of Injunction
Busing
Discrimination Prohibition
Other requirements regarding hiring, promotion, retention
Reporting
Student assignment
Defendant-type
Elementary/Secondary School
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Disparate Treatment
Education
Racial segregation
School/University Facilities
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Race
Black
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) Buncombe County
Plaintiff Description African-American minor school children by and through their parents in the Buncombe County schools
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1965 - n/a
Filing Year 1964
Case Ongoing Yes
Docket(s)
2196 (W.D.N.C.)
SD-NC-0008-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/12/1966
Source: Pro Publica
General Documents
[Order] (345 F.2d 329)
SD-NC-0008-0001.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 04/07/1965
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Bell, J. Spencer (Fourth Circuit) show/hide docs
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Sobeloff, Simon E. (Fourth Circuit) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Chambers, Julius LeVonne (New York) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Stoker, Lawrence C. (North Carolina) show/hide docs
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