Law: Testy Truce

Louisiana school compromise

The Buckeye Three they may always be, but unless the rebel schoolgirls from Louisiana get a reprieve, which is unlikely, they probably will not return to the all-white rural high school from which they got their name.

That was the result of a showdown last week between two judges who have been waning since November over a desegregation plan for Rapides Parish: Federal Judge Nauman Scott, who devised it, and State Judge Richard Lee, who helped the girls fight a transfer from Buckeye High to racially mixed Jones Street School. In defiance of the integration order, Lee sent state troopers...

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