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Whisman Vs. Georgia - Court Judgment

LegalCrystal Citation
CourtUS Supreme Court
Decided On
Case Number384 U.S. 895
AppellantWhisman
RespondentGeorgia
Excerpt:
.....court whisman v. georgia, 384 u.s. 895 (1966) 384 u.s. 895 whisman v. georgia. appeal from the supreme court of georgia. no. 1381, misc. decided june 20, 1966. 221 ga. 460, 145 s. e. 2d 499, appeal dismissed and certiorari denied. reuben a. garland and beryl h. weiner for appellant. arthur k. bolton, attorney general of georgia, and alfred l. evans, jr., assistant attorney general, for appellee. per curiam. the motion to dismiss is granted and the appeal is dismissed for want of jurisdiction. treating the papers whereon the appeal was taken as a petition for a writ of certiorari, certiorari is denied. mr. justice douglas is of the opinion that certiorari should be granted and the judgment reversed. he would remand the case.....
Judgment:
WHISMAN v. GEORGIA - 384 U.S. 895 (1966)
U.S. Supreme Court WHISMAN v. GEORGIA, 384 U.S. 895 (1966) 384 U.S. 895

WHISMAN v. GEORGIA.
APPEAL FROM THE SUPREME COURT OF GEORGIA.
No. 1381, Misc.
Decided June 20, 1966.

221 Ga. 460, 145 S. E. 2d 499, appeal dismissed and certiorari denied.

Reuben A. Garland and Beryl H. Weiner for appellant.

Arthur K. Bolton, Attorney General of Georgia, and Alfred L. Evans, Jr., Assistant Attorney General, for appellee.

PER CURIAM.

The motion to dismiss is granted and the appeal is dismissed for want of jurisdiction. Treating the papers whereon the appeal was taken as a petition for a writ of certiorari, certiorari is denied.

MR. JUSTICE DOUGLAS is of the opinion that certiorari should be granted and the judgment reversed. He would remand the case for a new trial, it being clear from the record that the principles announced in Miranda v. Arizona, ante, p. 436, were not applied. He sees no reason for discriminating against this petitioner, the case having come here on direct review and being of the same vintage as Miranda v. Arizona. See dissenting opinion in Johnson v. New Jersey, ante, at 736.

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