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THOMAS v. MISSISSIPPI, 380 U.S. 524 (1965)

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United States Supreme Court


No. 181

Argued: Decided: April 26, 1965

Certiorari granted and judgments reversed.

Reported below: See 248 Miss. 850, 160 So.2d 657, 161 So.2d 159, 521.

Jack Greenberg, James M. Nabrit III, Derrick A. Bell, Jr., Jack Young, R. Jess Brown, Carl Rachlin and Michael Meltsner for petitioners.

Joe T. Patterson, Attorney General of Mississippi, and John A. Travis and Robert G. Nichols, Jr., Special Assistant Attorneys General, for respondent.


The petition for writ of certiorari is granted and the judgments are reversed. Boynton v. Virginia, 364 U.S. 454 , Abernathy v. Alabama, ante, p. 447.

MR. JUSTICE WHITE took no part in the consideration or decision of this case. [380 U.S. 524, 525]  

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