Essay Discuss the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Virginia Military Academy case (United States v. Virginia ). Describe the positions taken by the majority and the dissenting opinion. In your opinion how does this ruling fit within the Court’s gender/education/equal protection cases?
Essay Describe the political and legal attack against segregation. Include a discussion of conditions under segregation in the early twentieth century as well as the Supreme Court decisions and reasoning that led to Brown v. Board of Education (1954).
Short Answer Describe the original intent of the Fourteenth Amendment, ratified in 1868. What was the Supreme Court’s initial response to the protections offered in the Fourteenth Amendment?