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Sweatt v. Painter


Hauer, John L. "W. J. Durham, 1910-1970." In Finest Kind! A Memorable Half Century of Dallas Lawyers (Dallas: Dallas Bar Foundation, 1992), 145-153. [Durham was one of Heman Sweatt's attorneys in the Sweatt v. Painter case.]

Hornsby, Alton Jr. "The 'Colored Branch University' Issue in Texas--Prelude to Sweatt v. Painter." Journal of Negro History 61 (1976), 51-60.

Howard, John R. The Shifting Wind: The Supreme Court and Civil Rights from Reconstruction to Brown. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1999.

Hutchinson, Dennis J. "Unanimity and Desegregation: Decisionmaking in the Supreme Court, 1948-1958." Georgetown Law Journal 68:1 (Oct. 1979), 1-96.

Jones, Douglas L. "The Sweatt Case and the Development of Legal Education for Negroes in Texas." Texas Law Review 47:4 (Mar. 1969), 677-693.

Jones, Vonciel. "Texas Southern University School of Law--The Beginning." Texas Southern University Law Review 4:2 (1977), 197-208.

Keeton, W. Page. "Sweatt v. Painter." In The New Handbook of Texas (Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1996). [Available via The Handbook of Texas Online.]

Kidder, William C. "The Struggle for Access from Sweatt to Grutter: A History of African American, Latino and American Indian Law School Admissions." Harvard Blackletter Law Journal 19 (Spring 2003), 1-42.

Kirk, W. Aston, & John T. Q. King. "Desegregation of Higher Education in Texas." Journal of Negro Education 27:3 (Summer 1958), 318-323.

Kluger, Richard. Simple Justice: The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America's Struggle for Equality. New York: Knopf, 1976.

Lavergne, Gary M. Before Brown: Heman Marion Sweatt, Thurgood Marshall, and the Long Road to Justice. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2010.

Levy, David W. "Before Brown: The Racial Integration of American Higher Education." Journal of Supreme Court History 24:3 (1999), 298-313.

Marshall, Thurgood. "An Evaluation of Recent Efforts to Achieve Racial Integration in Education Through Resort to the Courts." Journal of Negro Education 21:3 (Summer 1952), 316-327.

Patterson, James T. Brown v. Board of Education: A Civil Rights Milestone and its Troubled Legacy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

 Paul, George. "John Frank and the 'Law Professor's Brief.'" Arizona State Law Journal 35:2 (Summer 2003), 241-263.