ResetAA Font size: Print

United States Supreme Court

WESTON v. SIGLER, (1959)

Argued:     Decided: October 26, 1959

Certiorari granted; judgment vacated; and case remanded to District Court with instructions to hear on merits petitioner's application for habeas corpus.

Lemuel C. Parker for petitioner.

Jack P. F. Gremillion, Attorney General of Louisiana, George M. Ponder, First Assistant Attorney General, and J. St. Clair Favrot for respondent.


The motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis and the petition for writ of certiorari are granted. The judgment of the Court of Appeals is vacated and the case is remanded to the District Court with instructions to hear on the merits the petitioner's application for a writ of habeas corpus.

The stay of execution heretofore entered by the District Court is continued in effect pending such hearing and any appeal taken therefrom. [361 U.S. 37, 38]  

FindLaw Career Center

    Select a Job Title

      Post a Job  |  Careers Home

    View More