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Loving v. Virginia (1967)
The Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties
  • John R. Hermann, Trinity University
Document Type
Contribution to Book
Publication Date
1-1-2004
Abstract

In Loving v. Virginia, 388 U.S. 1 (1967), a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that state prohibitions of interracial marriages were unconstitutional under the Equal Protection and Due Process Clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Editor
David Schultz
Publisher
M.E. Sharpe
Citation Information
Hermann, J. R. (2004). Loving v. Virginia (1967). In D. Schultz (Ed.), The encyclopedia of civil liberties. New York, NY: M.E. Sharpe.