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PETERSON v. WAINWRIGHT, 374 U.S. 108 (1963)

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United States Supreme Court


No. 754

Argued: Decided: June 10, 1963

Certiorari granted; judgment vacated; and case remanded.

Reported below: 145 So.2d 857.

Petitioner pro se.

Richard W. Ervin, Attorney General of Florida, and George R. Georgieff, Assistant 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 is remanded to the Supreme Court of Florida for a hearing on the issue of whether petitioner was denied the assistance of counsel at the time he entered his plea of guilty. [374 U.S. 108, 109]  

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