June 9, 1952
Supreme Court notes probable jurisdiction in both the Briggs v. Elliott (South Carolina) and Brown v. Board of Education (Kansas) cases and sets them down for argument in the fall term.
October 8, 1952
The Davis v. School Board of Prince Edward County (Virginia) case is added to the other education cases.
October 16, 1952
November 21, 1952
Bulah v. Gebhart and Belton v. Gebhart (Delaware) are included to make up the last of the school desegregation cases to be heard by the Court. Delaware’s attorney general objects to the cases being added on such short notice. But the Court refuses an extension, wanting to have representative cases from different parts of the country.
December 9-11, 1952
The Supreme Court hears arguments for the compiled school cases.