Heart Of Atlanta Motel v. United States
The Heart of Atlanta Motel ,the Plaintiff sued the United States, the Defendant.
Orlando wishes to sue for damages suffered as a result of a violation of his.
All persons shall be entitled to be free, at any establishment or place, from discrimination or segregation of any kind on the ground of race, color, religion, or national origin, if such discrimination or segregation is or purports to be required by any law, statute, ordinance, regulation, rule, or order of a State or any agency or political subdivision thereof.
Argued: October 5, 1964
Decided: December 14, 1964
Prior to passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (the Act), the Appellant, Heart Atlanta Motel, Inc. (Appellant) operated a motel which refused accommodations to blacks. Appellant intended to continue this behavior to challenge Congress’ authority to pass the Act.Source: http://www.casebriefs.com/blog/law/constitutional-law/constitutional-law-keyed-to-chemerinsky/the-federal-legislative-power/heart-of-atlanta-motel-inc-v-united-states/
Credible source: http://leagle.com/decision/1964624231FSupp393_1552...