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Constitutional Law Keyed to Barnett
Loving v. Virginia
Citation:388 U.S. 1 (1967)
An interracial couple, Mildred Jeter and Richard Loving, who were residents of Virginia, went to D.C. to get married because Virginia had a law barring interracial marriage between a white person and a person of color. The couple was indicted for violating a law which prohibited an interracial couple from leaving the state to get married with the purpose of returning and living in Virginia. The couple appealed their indictment.
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