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PHILLIPS v. CALIFORNIA, 386 U.S. 212 (1967)

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United States Supreme Court


No. 684

Argued: Decided: February 27, 1967

Certiorari granted; 240 Cal. App. 2d 197, 49 Cal. Rptr. 480, reversed.

Appellants pro se.

Thomas C. Lynch, Attorney General of California, William E. James, Assistant Attorney General, and S. Clark Moore, Deputy Attorney General, for appellee.


The motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis and the petition for a writ of certiorari are granted. The judgment is reversed. Chapman v. California, ante, p. 18.

MR. JUSTICE BLACK and MR. JUSTICE CLARK are of the opinion that the judgment should be vacated and the case remanded for further consideration in light of Chapman v. California, supra.

MR. JUSTICE HARLAN would affirm the judgment below for the reasons set forth in his dissenting opinion in Chapman v. California, supra, at 45. [386 U.S. 212, 213]  

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