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Cooper v. Aaron

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Cooper v. Aaron,, was a landmark decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, which held that the states are bound by the Court's decisions and must enforce them even if the states disagreed with them. [1]

35 relations: Arkansas, Arkansas General Assembly, Article Six of the United States Constitution, Brown v. Board of Education, Chief Justice of the United States, Constitution of Arkansas, Defendant, Desegregation, Edwin Meese, Equal Protection Clause, Federal Reporter, Federal Supplement, Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Interposition, John Marshall, Lawyers' Edition, LexisNexis, List of landmark court decisions in the United States, List of United States Supreme Court cases, volume 358, Little Rock Nine, Little Rock, Arkansas, Marbury v. Madison, Nullification (U.S. Constitution), Orval Faubus, Plaintiff, Racial integration, Supremacy Clause, Supreme Court of the United States, Tulane Law Review, United States Attorney General, United States Constitution, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, University of Oxford, William H. Pryor Jr..

Arkansas

Arkansas is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, home to over 3 million people as of 2017.

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Arkansas General Assembly

The Arkansas General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Arkansas.

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Article Six of the United States Constitution

Article Six of the United States Constitution establishes the laws and treaties of the United States made in accordance with it as the supreme law of the land, forbids a religious test as a requirement for holding a governmental position and holds the United States under the Constitution responsible for debts incurred by the United States under the Articles of Confederation.

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Brown v. Board of Education

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483 (1954), was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional.

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Chief Justice of the United States

The Chief Justice of the United States is the chief judge of the Supreme Court of the United States and thus the head of the United States federal court system, which functions as the judicial branch of the nation's federal government.

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Constitution of Arkansas

The Constitution of the State of Arkansas is the governing document of the U.S. state of Arkansas.

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Defendant

A defendant is a person accused of committing a crime in criminal prosecution or a person against whom some type of civil relief is being sought in a civil case.

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Desegregation

Desegregation is the process of ending the separation of two groups usually referring to races.

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Edwin Meese

Edwin Meese III (born December 2, 1931) is an American attorney, law professor, author and member of the Republican Party who served in official capacities within the Ronald Reagan Gubernatorial Administration (1967–1974), the Reagan Presidential Transition Team (1980) and the Reagan White House (1981–1985), eventually rising to hold the position of the 75th Attorney General of the United States (1985–1988).

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Equal Protection Clause

The Equal Protection Clause is part of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.

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Federal Reporter

The Federal Reporter is a case law reporter in the United States that is published by West Publishing and a part of the National Reporter System.

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Federal Supplement

The Federal Supplement is a case law reporter published by West Publishing in the United States that includes select opinions of the United States district courts, and is part of the National Reporter System.

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Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

The Fourteenth Amendment (Amendment XIV) to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, as one of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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Interposition

Interposition is a claimed right of a U.S. state to oppose actions of the federal government that the state deems unconstitutional.

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John Marshall

John James Marshall (September 24, 1755 – July 6, 1835) was an American politician and the fourth Chief Justice of the United States from 1801 to 1835.

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Lawyers' Edition

The United States Supreme Court Reports, Lawyers' Edition, or Lawyers' Edition (L. Ed. and L. Ed. 2d in case citations) is an unofficial reporter of Supreme Court of the United States opinions.

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LexisNexis

LexisNexis Group is a corporation providing computer-assisted legal research as well as business research and risk management services.

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List of landmark court decisions in the United States

The following is a partial list of landmark court decisions in the United States.

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List of United States Supreme Court cases, volume 358

This is a list of all the United States Supreme Court cases from volume 358 of the United States Reports, which included cases from 1958 and 1959.

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Little Rock Nine

The Little Rock Nine was a group of nine African American students enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957.

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Little Rock, Arkansas

Little Rock is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arkansas.

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Marbury v. Madison

Marbury v. Madison,, was a U.S. Supreme Court case that established the principle of judicial review in the United States, so that American courts have the power to strike down laws, statutes, and executive actions that contravene the U.S. Constitution.

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Nullification (U.S. Constitution)

Nullification, in United States constitutional history, is a legal theory that a state has the right to nullify, or invalidate, any federal law which that state has deemed unconstitutional with respect to the United States Constitution (as opposed to the state's own constitution).

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Orval Faubus

Orval Eugene Faubus (January 7, 1910 – December 14, 1994) was an American politician who served as 36th Governor of Arkansas from 1955 to 1967.

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Plaintiff

A plaintiff (Π in legal shorthand) is the party who initiates a lawsuit (also known as an action) before a court.

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Racial integration

Racial integration, or simply integration, includes desegregation (the process of ending systematic racial segregation).

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Supremacy Clause

The Supremacy Clause of the United States Constitution (Article VI, Clause 2) establishes that the Constitution, federal laws made pursuant to it, and treaties made under its authority, constitute the supreme law of the land.

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Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.

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Tulane Law Review

The Tulane Law Review, a publication of the Tulane University Law School, was founded in 1916, and is currently published six times annually.

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United States Attorney General

The United States Attorney General (A.G.) is the head of the United States Department of Justice per, concerned with all legal affairs, and is the chief lawyer of the United States government.

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United States Constitution

The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.

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United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (in case citations, 8th Cir.) is a United States federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States district courts.

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United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas (in case citations, E.D. Ark.) is a federal court in the Eighth Circuit (except for patent claims and claims against the U.S. government under the Tucker Act, which are appealed to the Federal Circuit).

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University of Oxford

The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.

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William H. Pryor Jr.

William Holcombe Pryor Jr. (born April 26, 1962) is a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and a Commissioner of the United States Sentencing Commission.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooper_v._Aaron

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