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03/05/1948 Supreme Court voids racially-restrictive property deals in the U.S.

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Shelley v. Kraemer is a landmark United States Supreme Court case holding that the State-Action Doctrine includes the enforcement of private contracts, the Equal Protection Clause and prohibits racially restrictive housing covenants, stating that such covenants are unenforceable in court.