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Poret Vs. Sigler - Court Judgment

LegalCrystal Citation
CourtUS Supreme Court
Decided On
Case Number361 U.S. 375
AppellantPoret
RespondentSigler
Excerpt:
poret v. sigler - 361 u.s. 375 (1960) u.s. supreme court poret v. sigler, 361 u.s. 375 (1960) 361 u.s. 375 united states ex rel. poret et al. v. sigler, warden. on petition for writ of certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the fifth circuit. no. 307, misc. decided january 25, 1960. certiorari granted; judgment vacated; and case remanded to the district court for disposition of question respecting racial discrimination in selection of petit jury panels. reported below: 267 f.2d 307 . g. wray gill and gerard h. schreiber for petitioners. jack p. f. gremillion, attorney general of louisiana, m. e. culligan, assistant attorney general, and john e. jackson, jr., special counsel to the attorney general, for respondent. .....
Judgment:
PORET v. SIGLER - 361 U.S. 375 (1960)
U.S. Supreme Court PORET v. SIGLER, 361 U.S. 375 (1960) 361 U.S. 375

UNITED STATES EX REL. PORET ET AL. v. SIGLER, WARDEN.
ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR
THE FIFTH CIRCUIT. No. 307, Misc.
Decided January 25, 1960.

Certiorari granted; judgment vacated; and case remanded to the District Court for disposition of question respecting racial discrimination in selection of petit jury panels.

Reported below: 267 F.2d 307 .

G. Wray Gill and Gerard H. Schreiber for petitioners.

Jack P. F. Gremillion, Attorney General of Louisiana, M. E. Culligan, Assistant Attorney General, and John E. Jackson, Jr., Special Counsel to the Attorney General, for respondent.

PER CURIAM.

The motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis and the petition for writ of certiorari are granted. The judgment is vacated and the case remanded to the District Court for disposition of the question whether members of petitioners' race were deliberately and intentionally limited and excluded in the selection of petit jury panels, in violation of the Federal Constitution.

Page 361 U.S. 375, 376




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