U.S. Supreme Court DuVERNAY v. UNITED STATES, 394 U.S. 309 (1969) 394 U.S. 309
DuVERNAY v. UNITED STATES.
CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT.
Argued February 27, 1969.
Decided March 24, 1969.
394 F.2d 979 , affirmed by an equally divided Court.
Benjamin E. Smith argued the cause for petitioner. With him on the brief were Arthur Kinoy and Morton Stavis.
John S. Martin, Jr., argued the cause for the United States. With him on the brief were Solicitor General Griswold, Assistant Attorney General Wilson, and Philip R. Monahan.
Ann Fagan Ginger filed a brief for the National Lawyers Guild as amicus curiae urging reversal.
The judgment is affirmed by an equally divided Court.
MR. JUSTICE FORTAS took no part in the consideration or decision of this case.