The order of appearance for Thurgood Marshall

12/3/1951

This is an order for the attorney Thurgood Marshall to appear before the United States Supreme Court in 1951 in the case of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. As an attorney for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1934 to 1961, Marshall was one of the attorneys fighting for school desegregation. In 1967, Marshall became an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and he retired in 1991.

National Archives, Records of the Supreme Court of the United States


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