Brown Vs. Board of Education:


Issue: Under the Constitutional Law, would denial of a Black person's admission to a school violate the 14th amendment.
14th amendment section 1 states:
"SECTION 1.
All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside. No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws."
http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/amendmentxiv

Argued on December 9, 1952.
Decided on May 17, 1954.

Court room decided that not allowing blacks in a "separate but equal" school would be unconstitutional.