Perez v. Sharp (Oct. 1, 1948) 32 Cal.2d 711, 198 P.2d 17
ANDREA D. PEREZ et al., Petitioners, v. W. G. SHARP, as County Clerk, etc., Respondent. [L.A. No. 20305.]
COUNSEL: Daniel G. Marshall for Petitioners. Harold W. Kennedy, County Counsel (Los Angeles), and Charles C. Stanley, Jr., Deputy County Counsel, for Respondent.



Recent book:



Peggy Pascoe. What Comes Naturally: Miscegenation Law and the Making of Race in America. Oxford University Press, 2009)
An excellent book involving three-centuries of law in re: interracial marriage in the United States.
Also see
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perez_v._Sharp

http://www.commondreams.org/views03/1121-01.htm