Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
George Cooper argued the cause for petitioners. With him on the briefs was Ruben Montemayor.
Kenneth R. Carr argued the cause for respondent. With him on the brief were Jack T. Chapman and William Duncan.*
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE MARSHALL delivered the opinion of the Court.
This case involves interpretation of the phrase "national origin" in Tit. VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Petitioner Cecilia Espinoza is a lawfully admitted resident alien who was born in and remains a citizen of Mexico. She resides in San Antonio, Texas, with her husband, Rudolfo Espinoza, a United States citizen. In July 1969, Mrs. Espinoza sought employment as a seamstress at the San Antonio division...
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