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The Intersection of Politics and the Supreme Court

Loving v. Virginia (1967)

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Loving v. Virginia (1967)

The Lovings were arrested in 1958 in violation of Virginia's anti-miscegenation law. Nine years later, their case was brought to the Supreme Court, which ruled unanimously to put an end to laws that prohibited interracial marriage.

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