I. Introduction … A. Early Criticism

II. The Segregation Cases

III. Question Involved

IV. Reversal of Plessy v. Ferguson

V. Trend Since Plessy v. Ferguson

VI. Other Cases Involving Rights of Negroes Since Adoption of the 14th Amendment—1868

VII. Reversal of Plessy v. Ferguson … A. Stare decisis … B. No Basis for the Plessy Decision

VIII. September 30th Opinion of the Supreme Court

IX. Philosophy

X. Nelson Case

XI. Yates Case

XII. Jencks Case

XIII. Conclusion