Oral Arguments in Brown I

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Audio of Brown v. Board Arguments

Audio A reenactment of the 1953 oral arguments as part of an Illinois Humanities Council program commemorating the 50th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision.
Christopher G. Markey and James D. Montgomery Attorneys

Text of Brown v. Board Arguments

Robert L. Carter, on behalf of Oilver Brown, ET AL. and Paul E. Wilson on behalf of the State of Kansas

Thurgood Marshall, on behalf of Harry Briggs, Jr. ET AL. and John W. Davis on behalf of the School District, No. 22 Clarendon County, South Carolina, ET AL.

John W. Davis continued and Marshall rebuttal in Briggs

Spottswood W. Robinson III on behalf of Dorothy Davis, ET AL. and T. Justin Moore and J. Lindsay Almond on behalf of the Board of Prince Edward County, Virginia, ET AL.

George E. C. Hayes and James M. Nabrit on behalf of Spotswood Bolling

James M. Nabrit on behalf of Spotswood Bolling, ET AL., and Milton D. Korman on behalf of C. Melvin Sharpe, ET AL

H. Albert Young on behalf of Francis B. Gebhart, ET AL., and Louis L. Redding and Jack Greenberg on behalf of Ethel L. Belton, ET AL

Spotswood Robinson III on belhalf of Harry Briggs, Jr. ET AL and Thurgood Marshall on behalf of Dorthoy Davis, ET AL., and John W. Davis on behalf of R. W. Elliott, chairman of School Districh, No. 22, Clarendon County, South Carolina, ET AL., and T. Justin Moore on behalf of Clarendon County, South Carolina

Reargument Briggs v Elliott and Davis v Prince Edward County, Virginia

Reargument Brown v Board of Education

Reargument Bolling v Sharpe

Continued reargument of Bolling v Sharpe

Reargument Gebhart v Belton

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