Civil Rights Lawyers Attend Federal Briefing on Desegregation Cases
WASHINGTON - Attorneys from the U.S. Department of Education and the Justice Department convened a meeting on July 18 with Washington-based officials representing HBCUs and civil rights organizations to brief the group on the current status of nine higher education desegregation cases. The meeting was held at the U.S. Department of Justice.
The states discussed at the briefing were Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, Pennsylvania. Ohio, and Louisiana, all of which are under federal review and monitoring for active higher education desegregation cases.
Raymond C. Pierce, deputy assistant secretary in the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department …
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Article title: Civil Rights Lawyers Attend Federal Briefing on Desegregation Cases. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Black Issues in Higher Education. Volume: 14. Issue: 12 Publication date: August 7, 1997. Page number: 8. © 1999 Cox, Matthews & Associates. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.