Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case - “Richard, Another Thirteen Months Later, April 9, 1967" through Timeline Summary & Analysis

Powell, Patricia Hruby
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The next chapter is titled “Richard, Another Thirteen Months Later, April 9, 1967.” The case is slated to be heard the following day. Mr. Cohen asks Richard and Mildred to be there, but they decline. Richard says someone has burned a cross in the Jeters' lawn. He knows there was a time when this would have been disturbing. At this point, “it feels just about normal” (Location 4388). He drinks beer that evening, but finds he cannot get drunk.

The next chapter is “Mildred.” She describes the time Richard spends with the children. The court has heard the arguments, but it could be four months before the judges hand down a ruling. The next page is a graphic titled “Equal Justice Under Law” and outlines Cohen's argument before the court. Lawyers for the State of Virginia countered, saying the law...

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