Citation. 22 Ill.349 U.S. 294, 75 S. Ct. 753, 99 L. Ed. 1083 (1955)
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Brief Fact Summary.
After its decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, the Supreme Court of the United States (Supreme Court) determines that the lower courts in which the cases originated were the proper venue for determining how to best implement racial desegregation.
Synopsis of Rule of Law.
The lower courts in which the cases of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka first originated are the proper venue for determining how to best implement racial desegregation in light of varied school problems and different local conditions.
The Supreme Court, after ruling that racial segregation in public schools violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, determined that the lower courts in which the cases of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka first originated would be the proper venue in determining how to implement racial desegregation. The Supreme Court acknowledged that these lower courts should structure this desegregation because of varied local school problems and local conditions. The Supreme Court stated the lower courts would be guided by equitable principles, recognizing the need for elimination of obstacles in making the transition to desegregation.
How to implement the racial desegregation in public education in light of the decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.
Remanded. The lower courts, which originally heard these cases, will determine how to implement racial desegregation in public schools with all deliberate speed.
In light of the ruling of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, declaring segregation in public schools unconstitutional, the Supreme Court remanded the cases back to the lower courts to implement racial desegregation with all deliberate speed.