THE SOUTH: A Word for Principle

While the South still rumbled volcanically at points where desegregation stresses ran deepest (see EDUCATION), the federal courts were moving toward the goal of integration with judicial impersonality, just as the Supreme Court knew they would. In ruling on a test suit filed by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, three judges (all Louisianians) in the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans last week held that Louisiana's segregation laws are unconstitutional; they further held that the schools of the city of New Orleans must be desegregated...

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