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FIELDS v. SOUTH CAROLINA, 372 U.S. 522 (1963)

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United States Supreme Court


No. 399

Argued: Decided: March 18, 1963

Certiorari granted; judgment vacated; and case remanded.

Reported below: 240 S. C. 366, 367, 368, 369, 370, 371, 372, 126 S. E. 2d 6, 7, 8, 9.

Jack Greenberg, Constance Baker Motley, Matthew J. Perry and Lincoln C. Jenkins, Jr. for petitioners.

Daniel R. McLeod, Attorney General of South Carolina, Everett N. Brandon, Assistant Attorney General, and Julian S. Wolfe for respondent.


The petition for writ of certiorari is granted. The judgment of the Supreme Court of South Carolina is vacated and the case is remanded for consideration in light of Edwards v. South Carolina, 372 U.S. 229 .

MR. JUSTICE CLARK dissents for the reasons expressed in his dissenting opinion in Edwards v. South Carolina, supra. [372 U.S. 522, 523]  

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