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Case Name Dallas County v. Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee VR-AL-0265
Docket / Court 3388-64 ( S.D. Ala. )
State/Territory Alabama
Case Type(s) Election/Voting Rights
Special Collection Selma and early civil rights enforcement
Attorney Organization NAACP Legal Defense Fund
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Equal Protection
Right to travel
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Test or device
Voting
Voting access
Plaintiff Type
State Plaintiff
Race
Black
Voting
Election administration
Voter qualifications
Voter registration rules
Causes of Action Civil Rights Act of 1957/1960, 42 U.S.C. § 1971
Defendant(s) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
Plaintiff Description Civil rights organizations and activitists
Indexed Lawyer Organizations NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Defendant
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction dissolved
Source of Relief Litigation
Order Duration 1964 - 1965
Filing Year 1964
Case Closing Year 1965
Case Ongoing No
Docket(s)
3388-64 (S.D. Ala.)
VR-AL-0265-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/19/1965
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Gayle, T. G. (Alabama)
VR-AL-0265-9000
McLeod, Blanchard (Alabama)
VR-AL-0265-9000
Pitts, W. McLean (Alabama)
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Smith, Royal Randolph (Alabama)
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Wilkinson, J. E. Jr. (Alabama)
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Defendant's Lawyers Aronson, Henry M. (Connecticut)
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Eskridge, Chauncey (Illinois)
VR-AL-0265-9000
Greenberg, Jack (New York)
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Hall, Peter A. (Alabama)
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