444 F.2d 99 (4th Cir. 1971), 14694, Adams v. School Dist. No. 5, Orangeburg County, South Carolina

Docket Nº14694, 15030, 15110, 15044-15046, 15185-15188.
Citation444 F.2d 99
Party NameRudolph W. ADAMS et al., Appellants, v. SCHOOL DISTRICT NUMBER 5, ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA, a public body corporate, et al., Appellees. Cynthia D. GREEN et al., Appellants, v. SCHOOL BOARD OF the CITY OF ROANOKE, a body corporate, Roanoke, Virginia, et al., Appellees. Cynthia D. GREEN et al., Appellees, v. The SCHOOL BOARD OF the CITY OF R
Case DateJune 10, 1971
CourtUnited States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Page 99

444 F.2d 99 (4th Cir. 1971)

Rudolph W. ADAMS et al., Appellants,

v.

SCHOOL DISTRICT NUMBER 5, ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA, a public body corporate, et al., Appellees.

Cynthia D. GREEN et al., Appellants,

v.

SCHOOL BOARD OF the CITY OF ROANOKE, a body corporate, Roanoke, Virginia, et al., Appellees.

Cynthia D. GREEN et al., Appellees,

v.

The SCHOOL BOARD OF the CITY OF ROANOKE, VIRGINIA, et al., Appellants.

Carlotta Mozelle BREWER et al., Appellants,

v.

The SCHOOL BOARD OF the CITY OF NORFOLK et al., Appellees.

David E. ALLGOOD, infant, etc., et al., Appellants,

v.

Carlotta Mozelle BREWER et al., Appellees.

The SCHOOL BOARD OF the CITY OF NORFOLK et al., Appellants,

v.

Carlotta Mozelle BREWER et al., Appellees.

Catherine SCOTT et al., Appellants,

v.

The WINSTON-SALEM/FORSYTH COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION et al., Appellees.

Catherine SCOTT et al., Appellees,

v.

WINSTON-SALEM/FORSYTH COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION et al., Appellants .

Catherine SCOTT et al., Appellees,

v.

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF FORSYTH COUNTY, Appellant.

Catherine SCOTT et al., Appellees,

v.

NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION and A. Craig Phillips, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Appellants.

Nos. 14694, 15030, 15110, 15044-15046, 15185-15188.

United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.

June 10, 1971

Argued June 7, 1971.

Page 100

Matthew J. Perry, Columbia, S.C. (Lincoln C . Jenkins, Jr., Columbia, S.C., Zack E. Townsend, Orangeburg, S.C., Jack Greenberg and Michael Davidson, New York City, on the brief), for Rudolph W. Adams and others.

D. W. Robinson, Columbia, S.C. (C. Walker Limehouse, Orangeburg, S .C., on the brief), for School Dist. No. 5, Orangeburg County.

Kermit S. King, Columbia, S.C., on the brief for amicus curiae, H.O.P.E.

S. W. Tucker, Richmond, Va. (Henry L. March, III, Hill, Tucker & Marsh, Richmond, Va., George W. Harris, Jr., Jack Greenberg, James M . Nabrit, III, and Norman Chachkin, New York City, on the brief), for Cynthia D. Green and others.

James N. Kincanon, City Atty. and H. Ben Jones, Jr., Asst. City Atty., for School Board of the City of Roanoke.

Henry L. Marsh, III, Richmond, Va. (S. W. Tucker, Hill, Tucker & Marsh, Richmond, Va., Victor J. Ashe, Norfolk, Va., Louis R. Lucas, Memphis, Tenn., Jack Greenberg, James M. Nabrit, III, and Norman Chachkin, New York City, on the brief) for Carlotta Mozelle Brewer and others.

Toy D. Savage, Jr., Norfolk, Va. (Leonard H. Davis, City Atty., Allan G. Donn, Willcox, Savage, Lawrence, Dickson & Spindle, Norfolk, Va., on the brief), for School Board of City of Norfolk and others.

M. T. Bohannon, Jr., Norfolk, Va., for David E. Allgood and others .

David L. Norman, Atty., Dept. of Justice (Jerris Leonard, Asst. Atty. Gen., Brian K. Landsberg and Walter W. Barnett, Attys., Dept. of Justice, on the brief), for the United States.

J. LeVonne Chambers, Charlotte, N.C. (Adam Stein, Chambers, Stein, Ferguson & Lanning, Charlotte, N.C., Conrad O. Pearson, Durham, N.C., Jack Greenberg, James M. Nabrit, III, and Norman Chachkin, New York City, on the brief), for appellants Catherine Scott and others.

William F. Womble, Winston-Salem, N.C. (John L. W. Garrou and Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge & Rice, Winston-Salem, N.C., on the brief), for the Winston-Salem Forsyth County Board of Education.

Eugene Price, Jr., winston-Salem, N.C., for Board of County Com'rs of Forsyth County.

Ralph Moody, Deputy Atty. Gen. (Robert Morgan, Atty. Gen. of North Carolina, and Andrew A. Vanore, Jr., Asst. Atty. Gen., on the brief), for North Carolina State Board of Education.

Before HAYNSWORTH, Chief Judge, and BOREMAN, BRYAN, WINTER, CRAVEN, BUTZNER, and RUSSELL, Circuit Judges, sitting en banc.

PER CURIAM:

On April 20, 1971, the Supreme Court released opinions in Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, 402 U.S. 1, 91 S.Ct. 1267, 28 L.Ed.2d 554 (1971), Davis v. Board of School Commissioners of Mobile County, 402 U.S. 33, 91 S.Ct. 1289, 28 L.Ed.2d 577 (1971) and companion cases. We immediately asked counsel in these cases to brief the questions presented in the light of Swann and Davis and set these appeals for argument before the full court on June 7, 1971 . We are now convinced that all of these judgments must be vacated, except as noted, and we remand to the...

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    ...that, accordingly, the plaintiffs are entitled to no relief. The Fourth Circuit, in Adams v. School District Number 5, Orangeburg County, 444 F.2d 99 (4th Cir. 1971), considered several desegregation cases, including one which arose in Roanoke, Virginia, Green v. School Board of the City of......
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    • Federal Cases United States District Courts 4th Circuit District of South Carolina
    • 1 Marzo 1995
    ...to achieve the greatest possible degree of actual desegregation, taking into account the practicalities of the situation.' " Adams, 444 F.2d at 100 ( quoting Davis, 402 U.S. at 37, 91 S.Ct. at 2. "The school authorities and the district court should consider the use of all techniq......
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  • 356 F.Supp. 675 (D.Conn. 1973), Civ. B-586, Moss v. Stamford Bd. of Ed.
    • United States
    • Federal Cases United States District Courts 2nd Circuit District of Connecticut
    • 26 Marzo 1973
    ...of past discrimination. [18] Cf. Green v. School Board of City of Roanoke, 316 F.Supp. 6, 10 (W.D.Va., Roanoke Div., 1970), modified 444 F.2d 99 (4th Cir.), cert. denied, Winston-Salem v. Scott, 404 U.S. 912, 92 S.Ct. 230, 30 L.Ed.2d 186 (1971): The plaintiffs' objection that the black comm......
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    ...F.2d 583. This result, too, is consonant with our own decision in Adams v. School District Number 5, Orangeburg Co., S. C. (4th Cir. 1971) 444 F.2d 99, 101, to the effect: "If the district court approves a plan achieving less actual desegregation than would be achieved under an alterna......
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    ...that, accordingly, the plaintiffs are entitled to no relief. The Fourth Circuit, in Adams v. School District Number 5, Orangeburg County, 444 F.2d 99 (4th Cir. 1971), considered several desegregation cases, including one which arose in Roanoke, Virginia, Green v. School Board of the City of......
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