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Davis Vs. Mississippi - Court Judgment

LegalCrystal Citation
CourtUS Supreme Court
Decided On
Case Number393 U.S. 821
AppellantDavis
RespondentMississippi
Excerpt:
davis v. mississippi - 393 u.s. 821 (1968) u.s. supreme court davis v. mississippi , 393 u.s. 821 (1968) 393 u.s. 821 john davis, petitioner, v. mississippi. no. 60, misc. supreme court of the united states october 14, 1968 jack greenberg, michael meltsner, melvyn zarr, anthony g. amsterdam and jack young, for petitioner. joe t. patterson, atty. gen. of mississippi, and g. garland lyell, jr ., asst. atty. gen., for respondent. motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis granted. petition for writ of certiorari to the supreme court of mississippi granted limited to the first question presented by the petition which reads as follows: 'whether the introduction into evidence at petitioner's criminal trial of his fingerprints, taken.....
Judgment:
DAVIS v. MISSISSIPPI - 393 U.S. 821 (1968)
U.S. Supreme Court DAVIS v. MISSISSIPPI , 393 U.S. 821 (1968)

393 U.S. 821

John DAVIS, petitioner,
v.
MISSISSIPPI.
No. 60, Misc.

Supreme Court of the United States

October 14, 1968

Jack Greenberg, Michael Meltsner, Melvyn Zarr, Anthony G. Amsterdam and Jack Young, for petitioner.

Joe T. Patterson, Atty. Gen. of Mississippi, and G. Garland Lyell, Jr ., Asst. Atty. Gen., for respondent.

Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis granted. Petition for writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of Mississippi granted limited to the first question presented by the petition which reads as follows:

    'Whether the introduction into evidence at petitioner's criminal trial of his fingerprints, taken as a result of petitioner's illegal arrest, violated petitioner's rights under the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments?' Case transferred to the appellate docket and placed on the summary calendar.[ Davis v. Mississippi 393 U.S. 821 (1968) ]



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