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JONES v. LOUISIANA, 392 U.S. 302 (1968)

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United States Supreme Court


No. 1255

Argued: Decided: June 10, 1968

251 La. 431, 204 So.2d 775, appeal dismissed.

Billy R. Pesnell for appellant.

Jack P. F. Gremillion, Attorney General of Louisiana, and William P. Schuler, Second Assistant Attorney General, for appellee.


The motion to dismiss is granted and the appeal is dismissed for want of a substantial federal question.

THE CHIEF JUSTICE would dismiss the appeal for want of jurisdiction, treat the papers submitted as a petition for a writ of certiorari, and grant the petition for a writ of certiorari.

MR. JUSTICE BLACK and MR. JUSTICE DOUGLAS dissent. [392 U.S. 302, 303]  

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