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Rationale For Separate But Equal Doctrine

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Discuss whether or not there is any rationale for a separate but equal doctrine. Is there any part of society in which such a doctrine could be fairly implemented.

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In my opinion, there would be no justification for a separate but equal doctrine as it was previously established. The separate but equal doctrine was based on race, and allowed races to be separated as long as the people in the respective race classes were afforded the same opportunities. In this case, African Americans were legally allowed to be segregated in cases of inferiority. The courts held that it was in the best interest of the African ...

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This solution explains if there is a commonly accepted rationale for a separate but equal doctrine. The mindset of society and acceptability of such a doctrine, if it were in place, are also discussed.