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Loving v. Virginia
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Jeter, an African-American woman, and Loving, a Caucasian man, were married in 1958 in the District of Columbia. Both where residents of Virginia. The couple returned to Virginia and was charged with violating the state ban on interracial marriages. The Lovings pled guilty and were sentenced to a one year suspended sentence so long as they leave the state and not return for twenty five years.
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