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OTR Hoops Elite 32: Garner Road vs. Louisiana Dynasty
OTR Hoops Elite 32: Garner Road vs. Louisiana Dynasty
Published: 2015/07/12
Channel: SUVtv
15-16 Louisiana FFA State Vice President Rashonda Garner
15-16 Louisiana FFA State Vice President Rashonda Garner's RA
Published: 2016/08/26
Channel: FFALouisiana
Thurgood Marshall: Bio, Quotes, College, Facts, Law, Writings, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (1998)
Thurgood Marshall: Bio, Quotes, College, Facts, Law, Writings, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (1998)
Published: 2015/09/16
Channel: Way Back
New State of Louisiana Classified Compensation Plan
New State of Louisiana Classified Compensation Plan
Published: 2017/06/30
Channel: LA Dept of State Civil Service
NRV Elite vs Garner Road Part 1
NRV Elite vs Garner Road Part 1
Published: 2014/09/28
Channel: Ann Honaker
Louisiana Racist Serial Killer Finally Captured
Louisiana Racist Serial Killer Finally Captured
Published: 2017/09/20
Channel: Boyce Watkins
Horse Rescue / Garner Valley
Horse Rescue / Garner Valley
Published: 2016/09/07
Channel: LOUDLABS NEWS
Marketa Garner Walters
Marketa Garner Walters
Published: 2017/05/01
Channel: LA Dept of State Civil Service
Rev. Elmore Garner
Rev. Elmore Garner
Published: 2013/08/16
Channel: Roy Lott
Conclusion Rev. Elmo Garner Whooping MCBC Lake Charles, Louisiana
Conclusion Rev. Elmo Garner Whooping MCBC Lake Charles, Louisiana
Published: 2013/03/17
Channel: Donald Rhodes, Jr.
CNN: SNCC
CNN: SNCC's legacy: A civil rights history
Published: 2010/08/27
Channel: CNN
Zach Garner Highlights
Zach Garner Highlights
Published: 2009/01/18
Channel: dg71201
Chase Garner Vs. Justin
Chase Garner Vs. Justin
Published: 2011/11/02
Channel: Barfuss54
Charlie Garner - Lightning Vol. 2
Charlie Garner - Lightning Vol. 2
Published: 2017/09/19
Channel: Jsn Highlights
Trayvon Ferrell "Highlights"  Vs Team Richmond Garner rd. -Jersey Red #21
Trayvon Ferrell "Highlights" Vs Team Richmond Garner rd. -Jersey Red #21
Published: 2016/05/14
Channel: Trayvon Ferrell
Garner Finds Dickerson for the Jam vs. Ohio State
Garner Finds Dickerson for the Jam vs. Ohio State
Published: 2016/03/10
Channel: Big Ten Network
15th Annual Garner Crawfish Boil - May 11, 2013
15th Annual Garner Crawfish Boil - May 11, 2013
Published: 2013/10/03
Channel: Mat Cain
Men
Men's Basketball: UCA's Garner Hits Two Clutch Threes vs. McNeese
Published: 2013/01/25
Channel: Southland Conference
John Lawrence and Tyron Garner
John Lawrence and Tyron Garner
Published: 2013/10/31
Channel: equalityforum
Garner Rd vs Garner Rd (Hukins)
Garner Rd vs Garner Rd (Hukins)
Published: 2013/06/04
Channel: Hart Bailey
Amelia Blake-Garner Of
Amelia Blake-Garner Of 'Airheart' And Their Grammy Nod
Published: 2015/10/22
Channel: 710 KEEL News
Garner to Reaves for the Alley-oop Dunk vs. Illinois
Garner to Reaves for the Alley-oop Dunk vs. Illinois
Published: 2016/03/06
Channel: Big Ten Network
Men
Men's Basketball: One-On-One with Shep Garner
Published: 2015/10/08
Channel: GoPSUtv
Laine Garner of Louisiana Travel at the Select Traveler Conference 2014
Laine Garner of Louisiana Travel at the Select Traveler Conference 2014
Published: 2014/04/02
Channel: GroupTravelFamily
Eric Garner
Eric Garner's Mother Pushes For Cop Punishment
Published: 2017/09/20
Channel: Boyce Watkins
The Fatal Shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile: The Daily Show
The Fatal Shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile: The Daily Show
Published: 2016/07/08
Channel: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
North Texas District UPCI Camp Meeting 2017 Speaker Robert Tisdale
North Texas District UPCI Camp Meeting 2017 Speaker Robert Tisdale
Published: 2017/06/22
Channel: tom garner
Rev. Elmore Garner Whooping Part Nine This Church Is Killing Me MCBC Lake Charles, Louisiana
Rev. Elmore Garner Whooping Part Nine This Church Is Killing Me MCBC Lake Charles, Louisiana
Published: 2013/03/17
Channel: Donald Rhodes, Jr.
Rand Paul on Eric Garner
Rand Paul on Eric Garner
Published: 2014/12/04
Channel: TP Clips 8
Whooping 3/7/17 Rev. Tellis Chapman
Whooping 3/7/17 Rev. Tellis Chapman
Published: 2017/03/08
Channel: Donald Rhodes, Jr.
Tiffany Haddish Took Will & Jada Pinkett Smith on a Groupon Swamp Tour
Tiffany Haddish Took Will & Jada Pinkett Smith on a Groupon Swamp Tour
Published: 2017/07/20
Channel: Jimmy Kimmel Live
Whooping/Praise Break Rev. Tellis Chapman MCBC Lake Charles, Louisiana
Whooping/Praise Break Rev. Tellis Chapman MCBC Lake Charles, Louisiana
Published: 2017/03/11
Channel: Donald Rhodes, Jr.
Paul Michael Garner 2009
Paul Michael Garner 2009
Published: 2009/12/18
Channel: Neill Roshto
Drake - Hotline Bling
Drake - Hotline Bling
Published: 2015/10/26
Channel: DrakeVEVO
Kamau 23 Baltimore BEST vs N.C. Garner Road 07
Kamau 23 Baltimore BEST vs N.C. Garner Road 07
Published: 2009/11/10
Channel: KT Stokes
Voices from Angola Prison: Steven Garner
Voices from Angola Prison: Steven Garner
Published: 2009/11/18
Channel: OdysseyNetworks
2016 Elite Gamers Garner 10u - End of the Year Video
2016 Elite Gamers Garner 10u - End of the Year Video
Published: 2016/07/16
Channel: Evan Doss Baseball
Garner
Garner's Djimon Harris Interception Return For Touchdown (TWCSC Carolinas)
Published: 2015/08/28
Channel: Time Warner Cable SportsChannel Top Plays
Why is Ramsey Orta, Man Who Filmed Police Killing of Eric Garner, the Only One Criminally Charged
Why is Ramsey Orta, Man Who Filmed Police Killing of Eric Garner, the Only One Criminally Charged
Published: 2016/09/07
Channel: PastorDowell
MIranda v. Arizona
MIranda v. Arizona
Published: 2015/10/18
Channel: Southeast Texas CJ
Dierks Bentley & Trace Adkins Joking with Blair Garner
Dierks Bentley & Trace Adkins Joking with Blair Garner
Published: 2007/02/16
Channel: AfterMidNiteShow
[Bass Cover] If you come to Louisiana - Larry GARNER
[Bass Cover] If you come to Louisiana - Larry GARNER
Published: 2016/10/23
Channel: zigounesh
The Paul Garner Band: Louisiana Blues (@ Proud Galleries)
The Paul Garner Band: Louisiana Blues (@ Proud Galleries)
Published: 2010/09/13
Channel: The Paul Garner Band
Mt Calvary Baptist Church, Lake Charles, LA, Rev. Elmore Garner, Pastor 1/17/16
Mt Calvary Baptist Church, Lake Charles, LA, Rev. Elmore Garner, Pastor 1/17/16
Published: 2016/01/17
Channel: Parrish Moorman
Tiffany Garner
Tiffany Garner
Published: 2013/08/30
Channel: She Power
Norman Beaker Band Ft: Larry Garner @ Cafe de Stam
Norman Beaker Band Ft: Larry Garner @ Cafe de Stam
Published: 2016/11/13
Channel: MrBluesnight
Louisiana Fosters: Louisiana
Louisiana Fosters: Louisiana' s Children, Our Children
Published: 2017/08/11
Channel: LouisianaDCFS
Going Garner Vlog #2 | PBJ, FLAT CAT, NEW HAIR, SNAPCHAT FILTERS
Going Garner Vlog #2 | PBJ, FLAT CAT, NEW HAIR, SNAPCHAT FILTERS
Published: 2016/06/28
Channel: Taylor.Dannise
Kayleigh garner
Kayleigh garner
Published: 2012/12/08
Channel: Shauna Manns
Tribute to Erroll Garner  Gregory Golub jazz piano improvisation It
Tribute to Erroll Garner Gregory Golub jazz piano improvisation It's All Right With Me
Published: 2015/03/18
Channel: Gregory Golub
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Garner v. Louisiana
Seal of the United States Supreme Court.svg
Argued October 18–19, 1961
Decided December 11, 1961
Full case name John Burrell Garner, et al. v. State of Louisiana, Mary Briscoe, et al.
Citations 368 U.S. 157 (more)
82 S. Ct. 248; 7 L. Ed. 2d 207; 1961 U.S. LEXIS 28
Prior history Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Louisiana
Holding
The convictions were so totally devoid of evidentiary support as to violate the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.
Court membership
Chief Justice
Earl Warren
Associate Justices
Hugo Black · Felix Frankfurter
William O. Douglas · Tom C. Clark
John M. Harlan II · William J. Brennan, Jr.
Charles E. Whittaker · Potter Stewart
Case opinions
Majority Warren, joined by unanimous
Concurrence Frankfurter
Concurrence Douglas
Concurrence Harlan
Laws applied
United States Constitution, Amendment XIV

Garner v. Louisiana, 368 U.S. 157 (1961),[1] was a pivotal civil rights case argued by Thurgood Marshall before the Supreme Court. On December 11, 1961, the court unanimously ruled that Louisiana could not convict peaceful sit-in protesters who refused to leave dining establishments under the state's "disturbing the peace" laws.[2]

Background[edit]

African-American students from Southern University sat at a "whites only" segregated lunch bar at Sitman's Drugstore in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The management summoned the Police after the students quietly remained despite being asked to relocate to another counter. After ordering the black patrons to leave, the Police arrested them and charged them with disturbing the peace, claiming that their behavior could "foreseeably disturb or alarm the public," according to the state's "disturbing the peace" statute.[3]

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People defended the student demonstrators as did the Kennedy administration's Justice Department, which filed a legal brief on their behalf.[4]

Opinion of the Court[edit]

In a 9-0 decision, the court ruled in the African-American students' favor, arguing the state violated due process of law under the 14th amendment and finding there was no evidence the students' behavior could have foreseeably disturbed the peace. In his written opinion, Justice John Marshall Harlan likened sit-in demonstrations to verbal expression as a form of free speech.[5] Justice William O. Douglas in his concurring opinion said, “For the police are supposed to be on the side of the Constitution, not on the side of discrimination. Yet if all constitutional questions are to be put aside and the problem treated merely in terms of disturbing the peace, I would have difficulty in reversing these judgments. I think, however, the constitutional questions must be reached and that they make reversal necessary.” [6]

Garner v. Louisiana was an important case for the Civil Rights Movement, and one of many civil rights cases argued before the Warren Court (1953–69). Eventually, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 "outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion or national origin in hotels, motels, restaurants, theaters, and all other public accommodations engaged in interstate commerce."

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Garner v. Louisiana, 368 U.S. 157 (1961)". FindLaw. Retrieved 2012-02-27. 
  2. ^ "1961 Supreme Court of the United States [Garner v. Louisiana] :: Southern University and A&M College" (PDF/HTML). Contentdm.auctr.edu. 1961-07-17. his.1961.fou113.pdf. Retrieved 2012-07-17. 
  3. ^ "No Evidence to Support a Conviction. The Supreme Court's Decisions in Thompson v. City of Louisville and Garner v. Louisiana". University of Pennsylvania Law Review. 110 (8): 1137–1146. June 1962. JSTOR 3310734. doi:10.2307/3310734.  (subscription required)
  4. ^ Geer, J. G., W. J. Schiller, et al. (2011). Gateways to Democracy: An Introduction to American Government, Wadsworth Pub Co.
  5. ^ "First Amendment Timeline" (PDF). Annenbergclassroom.org. Retrieved 2013-11-03. 
  6. ^ Garner v. Louisiana. 368 U.S. 157. Supreme Court of the United States. 1961.

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