Shuttlesworth v. Birmingham Board of Education of Jefferson County, Alabama

Decision Date24 November 1958
Docket NumberNo. 341,341
PartiesRuby Fredricka SHUTTLESWORTH, by her Next Friend, F. L. Shuttlesworth, et al., appellants, v. BIRMINGHAM BOARD OF EDUCATION OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, ALABAMA
CourtU.S. Supreme Court

Mr. James M. Nabrit, Jr., for appellants.

Messrs. Ormond Somerville, Reid B. Barnes and Jos. F. Johnston, for appellee.

PER CURIAM.

The motion to affirm is granted and the judgment is affirmed upon the limited grounds on which the District Court rested its decision. 162 F.Supp. 372, 384.

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  • State v. CM
    • United States
    • Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals
    • May 5, 1999
    ...its full scope and effect. Shuttlesworth v. Birmingham Bd. of Ed. of Jefferson County, Alabama, 162 F.Supp. 372, affirmed 358 U.S. 101, 79 S.Ct. 221, 3 L.Ed.2d 145.'" Although we must strike the above unconstitutional provision from the definition of conviction, our ruling here does not aff......
  • Palmer v. Thompson
    • United States
    • U.S. Court of Appeals — Fifth Circuit
    • November 25, 1969
    ...U.S. 483, 74 S.Ct. 686; Shuttlesworth v. Birmingham Board of Education, N.D. Ala.1958, 162 F.Supp. 372, 379, 381, aff'd, 358 U.S. 101, 79 S.Ct. 221, 3 L. Ed.2d 145. 10 Arguments related to a due process or impairment of contract theory were foreclosed to plaintiffs by such cases as Hunter v......
  • Gomillion v. Lightfoot
    • United States
    • U.S. Court of Appeals — Fifth Circuit
    • September 15, 1959
    ...be inquired into.'" Shuttlesworth v. Birmingham Board of Education, D.C. N.D.Ala.1958, 162 F.Supp. 372, 381, affirmed 358 U.S. 101, 79 S.Ct. 221, 3 L. Ed.2d 145. An attack was made in the Tennessee courts upon an act of the legislature of that State which altered the boundaries of the City ......
  • Sims v. Baggett
    • United States
    • U.S. District Court — Middle District of Alabama
    • October 2, 1965
    ...238 F.Supp. 583 (S.D.Tex.1965); Shuttlesworth v. Birmingham Board of Education, 162 F.Supp. 372 (N.D.Ala.1958), aff'd 358 U.S. 101, 79 S.Ct. 221, 3 L.Ed.2d 145 (1958); Lovett v. United States, 66 F. Supp. 142, 145, 104 Ct.Cl. 557 (1945), aff'd 328 U.S. 303, 66 S.Ct. 1073, 90 L.Ed. 1252 (194......
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  • Our Court Masters
    • United States
    • University of Nebraska - Lincoln Nebraska Law Review No. 94, 2021
    • Invalid date
    ...Also consider the case of Shuttlesworth v. Birmingham Board of Education of Jefferson County., 162 F. Supp. 372 (N.D. Ala. 1958), aff'd, 358 U.S. 101 (1958), which demonstrates the "boomerang" effect even upon the federal courts. In Shuttlesworth, the district court dismissed black students......

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