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Barrett, John Q. "Teacher, Student, Ticket: John Frank, Leon Higginbotham, and One Afternoon at the Supreme Court--Not a Trifling Thing." Yale Law & Policy Review 20:2 (2002), 311-323.

Barrett, John Q. "UT Alumnus, Supreme Court Amicus: A Texas Lawyer's Letter About Law School Segregation, April 1950." The Green Bag (2nd Series) 7:1 (Autumn 2003), 9-14.

Blackstock, Graham. Staff Monograph on Higher Education for Negroes in Texas. [Austin, Tex.:] Texas Legislative Council, 1950.

"Brief of the Family of Heman Sweatt as Amicus Curiae in Support of Respondents," Fisher v. University of Texas (2015), [Available via SCOTUSblog.]

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Burg, Jenny. "History Highlights, October 1950: Challenging the Institution." Texas Lawyer, Oct. 4, 1999, at 2.

Butler, Marguerite L. "The History of Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law: The House that Sweatt Built." Thurgood Marshall Law Review 23:1 (Fall 1997), 23-53.

Calvert, Robert. "The Civil Rights Movement in Texas." In The Texas Heritage (Ben Proctor & Archie P. McDonald, eds; St. Louis: Forum Press, 1980), 146-164.

Chapman, Katherine L. "Do You Remember Heman Marion Sweatt?". Texas Bar Journal 67:5 (May 2004), 364-377.

Davis, Marilyn B. "Local Approach to the Sweatt Case." Negro History Bulletin 23:6 (Mar. 1960), 133-137.

Davis, Patricia Lefforge. Sweatt v. Painter: Integration in Texas Higher Education. Thesis (M.A.), University of Texas at Austin, 1971.

Duren, Almetris Marsh, & Louise Iscoe. Overcoming: A History of Black Integration at the University of Texas at Austin. [Austin]: University of Texas at Austin, 1979.

Dworkin, Ronald. "DeFunis v. Sweatt." In Equality and Preferential Treatment, Marshall Cohen, Thomas Nagel & Thomas Scanlon, eds. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1977.

Emerson, Thomas I., John P. Frank, et al. "Segregation and the Equal Protection Clause: Brief for the Committee of Law Teachers Against Segregation in Legal Education." Minnesota Law Review 34:4 (Mar. 1950), 3-71.

Entin, Jonathan L. "Sweatt v. Painter, the End of Segregation, and the Transformation of Education Law." Review of Litigation 5:1 (Winter 1986), 3-71.

Entin, Jonathan L. "The Law Professor as Advocate." Case Western Reserve Law Review 38:4 (Summer 1988), 512-536.

Finkelman, Paul. "Breaking the Back of Segregation: Why Sweatt Matters." Thurgood Marshall Law Review 36:1 (2010), 7-38. 

Fireside, Harvey, & Sarah Betsy Fuller. Brown v. Board of Education: Equal Schooling for All. Hillside, NJ: Enslow Publishers, Inc., 1994.

Fisher, Ada Lois Sipuel. A Matter of Black and White: The Autobiography of Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1996.

Furlow, David A. "What Starts Here Changes the World: The Historical Significance of the U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Sweatt v. Painter." Thurgood Marshall Law Review 38:1 (2012), 25-42 .

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Gibson, Eddie. "Thurgood Marshall, the NAACP and the Gradual Erosion of the 'Separate But Equal Theory' in Education." Texas Southern University Law Review 4:2 (1977), 271-288.

Gillette, Michael L. "Blacks Challenge the White University." Southwestern Historical Quarterly 86:2 (Oct. 1982), 95-118.

Gillette, Michael L. "Heman Marion Sweatt: Civil Rights Plaintiff." In Black Leaders: Texans for Their Times, Alwyn Barr & Robert A. Calvert, eds. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1981.

Gillette, Michael L. The NAACP in Texas, 1937-1957. Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Texas at Austin, 1984.

Goldstone, Dwonna. "Heman Sweatt and the Racial Integration of the University of Texas School of Law." Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 54:1 (Winter 2006/2007), 88-97.

Goldstone, Dwonna. "'I Don't Believe in Segregation': Sweatt v. Painter and the Groundwork for Brown v. Board of Education, 43 Judges' Journal 43:2 (2004), 19-24.

Goldstone, Dwonna. Integrating the 40 Acres: The Fifty-Year Struggle for Racial Equality at the University of Texas. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2006. 

Greenberg, Jack. Crusaders in the Courts: How a Dedicated Band of Lawyers Fought for the Civil Rights Revolution. New York: Basic Books, 1994.

Greenhill, Joe R. "Address by the Honorable Joe Greenhill" [Dedication of the Texas Southern University School of Law Building]. Texas Southern University Law Review 4:2 (1977), 179-190.