Sipuel v. Oklahoma State Board of Regents 332 U.S. 631 (1948)
SIPUEL v. OKLAHOMA STATE BOARD OF REGENTS 332 U.S. 631 (1948)
per curiam, reaffirming missouri ex rel. gaines v. canada (1938), the Supreme Court ordered Oklahoma to provide a black applicant with legal education in a state law school. Rather than admit her to the state university, the state roped off part of the state capitol, called it a law school for blacks, and provided three instructors. The Supreme Court avoided ruling on this mockery, saying the case had not presented the issue whether separate law schools satisfied the Constitution.
Kenneth L. Karst
(see also: Sweatt v. Painter.)