Fighting 'Demographic Destiny': A Legal Analysis of Attempts of the Strategies White Enclaves Might Use to Maintain School Segregation
22 Pages Posted: 24 Feb 2014
Date Written: February 18, 2013
This Article analyzes the legality of three approaches that white enclaves have used to perpetuate racial school segregation. Part I of this Article examines how white enclaves use Supreme Court precedent to mount legal challenges to deter voluntary school desegregation plans. Part II explains how white enclaves manipulate school assignment policies to maintain school segregation. Part III discusses how white enclaves increase their power over school boards through at-large elections.
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Frankenberg, Erica and Green, Preston and Nelson, Steven, Fighting 'Demographic Destiny': A Legal Analysis of Attempts of the Strategies White Enclaves Might Use to Maintain School Segregation (February 18, 2013). George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal (CRLJ), Vol. 24, pp. 39-60, 2013, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2398054
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