Doss v. Bernal
Ending Mexican Apartheid in Orange County
Robert Chao Romero and Luis Fernando Fernandez
CSRC Research Report, Number 14
February 2012

Doss v. Bernal successfully challenged the residential segregation of Mexican Americans in Orange County, resulting in one of the earliest legal victories against racial housing covenants in the United States. This report draws attention to the importance of Bernal for the courtroom successes that followed.