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Colombo Vs. New York - Court Judgment

LegalCrystal Citation
CourtUS Supreme Court
Decided On
Case Number400 U.S. 16
AppellantColombo
RespondentNew York
Excerpt:
.....light of waller v. florida, 397 u.s. 387 . mr. justice black is of the opinion that certiorari should be granted and the judgment reversed on the ground that the state prosecution is barred by the double jeopardy clause of the fifth amendment of the constitution. page 400 u.s. 16, 17 .....
Judgment:
COLOMBO v. NEW YORK - 400 U.S. 16 (1970)
U.S. Supreme Court COLOMBO v. NEW YORK, 400 U.S. 16 (1970) 400 U.S. 16

COLOMBO v. NEW YORK
ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE COURT OF APPEALS OF NEW YORK
No. 175.
Decided October 19, 1970

Certiorari granted; 25 N. Y. 2d 641, 254 N. E. 2d 340, vacated and remanded.

PER CURIAM.

The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted, the judgment is vacated, and the case is remanded to the Court of Appeals of New York for further consideration in light of Waller v. Florida, 397 U.S. 387 .

MR. JUSTICE BLACK is of the opinion that certiorari should be granted and the judgment reversed on the ground that the state prosecution is barred by the Double Jeopardy Clause of the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution.

Page 400 U.S. 16, 17




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