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Loving v. Virginia
Citation:388 U.S. 1, 87 S.Ct. 1817, 18 L.Ed.2d 1010 (1967).
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In 1958, two Virginian residents, a black woman and a white man, were married in the District of Columbia. The Lovings returned to Virginia and were subsequently charged with violating the state’s anti-miscegenation statute, which banned inter-racial marriages. The Lovings were found guilty and sentenced to a year in prison.
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