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United States Supreme Court

PORET v. SIGLER, (1960)

No. 307

Argued:     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.


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. [361 U.S. 375, 376]  

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