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Gomillion versus Lightfoot

the Tuskegee gerrymander case

by Bernard Taper

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gerrymandering,
  • African Americans,
  • Civil rights,
  • Election districts

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1348.A2 Z5 1960
    The Physical Object
    Pagination118 p.
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24831546M
    LC Control Number61018135
    OCLC/WorldCa1053913

    Cubahatchee Baptist Church of Christ church book (Macon County, Alabama) Ebenezer/Hardaway Baptist Church members, , Macon County, Alabama Gomillion versus Lightfoot; the Tuskegee gerrymander case. A handbook of plans & programs for the community council.


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This book was first published in to critical acclaim. It details the lawsuit that Charles C. Gomillion, chairman of Tuskegee Institute's Division of Social Sciences and president of the Tuskegee Civic Association, filed against that Alabama city's mayor, Philip M.

Lightfoot, to protest the black community's loss of voting rights. Gomillion v. Lightfoot, U.S. (), was a United States Supreme Court decision that found an electoral district with boundaries created to disenfranchise blacks violated the Fifteenth ons: U.S.

(more) U.S. ; 81 S. The second half Gomillion versus Lightfoot book the book describes the pleading of Gomillion v. Lightfoot before the Supreme Court. Colegrove v. Green () was the point of law to beat, as that decision, written by Felix Frankfurter, had affirmed a gerrymander and recused the Court from meddling in "the thicket of local politics".Cited by: 4.

Originally published inthis book is the true account of Gomillion v. Lightfoot, a case concerned with the denial of Negro voting rights in Tuskegee, Alabama in order to politically manipulate that township’s boundaries, and the first case of its kind to be argued before the Supreme : Bernard Taper.

Gomillion versus Lightfoot (McGraw-Hill paperbacks) [Bernard Taper] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.4/5(1). Gomillion versus Lightfoot. New York, McGraw-Hill [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Charles G Gomillion; Phil M Lightfoot; Charles G Gomillion; Phil M Lightfoot: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Taper.

In its decision in Gomillion oot, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Tuskegee city officials had redrawn the city's boundaries unconstitutionally to ensure the election of white candidates in the city's political races. The case was one of several that would lay the foundation for the passage of the Voting Rights Act, which outlawed discriminatory voting practices.

Get this from a library. Gomillion versus Lightfoot: the Tuskegee gerrymander case. [Bernard Taper; Charles G Gomillion; Phil M Lightfoot] -- Reports on a Supreme Court case dealing with the denial of Negro voting rights in Tuskegee, Alabama.

This book was first published in to critical acclaim. It details the lawsuit that Charles C. Gomillion, chairman of Tuskegee Institute's Division of Social Sciences and president of the Tuskegee Civic Association, filed against that Alabama city's mayor, Philip M.

Lightfoot, to protest the black community's loss of voting : Bernard Taper. Gomillioi versus Lightfoot. BERNARD TAPER. New York: McGraw Hill Book Company, Inc., Pp.

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An act of the Alabama legislature re-drew the electoral district boundaries of Tuskegee, replacing what had been a region with a square shape with a twenty-eight sided figure. book as a whole, anid the result is a highly interesting Gomillion versus Lightfoot book useful addition to the growing literature on European integration.

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Spine slightly rubbed. Good. (Inventory #: ) $1. 00 add to cart or Buy Direct from Lawbook Exchange. Add to Wishlist. Charles G. Gomillion–Civil rights activist Charles Goode Gomillion is best known as a community activist with a strong interest in voter rights.

His active involvement in voter rights for black Americans in the late s, and eventually the lawsuit that led to the landmark Supreme Court case known as Gomillion v. Lightfoot, affected the nation and the South in regards to. This piece originally appeared here in the Encyclopedia of Alabama.

In Gomillion v. Lightfoot, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in that Tuskegee city officials had redrawn the city's boundaries unconstitutionally to ensure the election of white candidates in the city's political races.

The case was one of several events that laid the foundation for the Gomillion versus Lightfoot: The Tuskegee Gerrymander Case. By Bernard Taper. (New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., Pp. $) Mr. Taper, a staff writer for the New Yorker, has written a compelling modern morality play in reporting the events leading to the decision of the Supreme Court in Gomillion v.

Lightfoot. Gomillion v. Lightfoot. Gomillion v. Lightfoot was an important Supreme Court verdict concerning the rights of African-Americans to vote in elections. The case had its origins in a piece of legislation passed by the Legislature of Alabama, known as Local Act No.

This act changed the boundaries of the city of Tuskegee from a four. Gomillion v. Lightfoot - Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Gomillion v. Lightfoot, US (), was a United States Supreme Court. decision that found an Electoral District created to disenfranchise Blacks.

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There is a third barrier to a State's freedom in prescribing qualifications of voters, and that is the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, the provision invoked here. The voting rights case, Gomillion oot, decided on this day, involved the shape of the voting district for the city of Tuskegee, state legislature redrew the district, replacing a square shape with a sided one.

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