Oral Arguments in
Audio of Brown v. Board
||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