North Carolina State Board of Education v. Swann
North Carolina's Anti-Busing Law, which flatly forbids assignment of any student on account of race or for the purpose of creating a racial balance or ratio in the schools and which prohibits busing for such purposes, held invalid as preventing implementation of desegregation plans required by the Fourteenth Amendment. Pp. 45-46.
312 F.Supp. 503, affirmed.
Andrew A. Vanore, Jr., Raleigh, for State Bd. of Ed. and others.
James M. Nabrit, III, New York City, for James E. Swann and others.
Mr. Chief Justice BURGER delivered the opinion of the Court.