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WEST v. CALIFORNIA, 392 U.S. 663 (1968)

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United States Supreme Court


No. 1127

Argued: Decided: June 17, 1968

Certiorari granted; 253 Cal. App. 2d 348, 61 Cal. Rptr. 216, vacated and remanded.

William A. Dougherty for petitioner.

Thomas C. Lynch, Attorney General of California, William E. James, Assistant Attorney General, and Richard D. Huffman, Deputy Attorney General, for respondent.


The motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis and the petition for a writ of certiorari are granted. The judgment is vacated and the case is remanded for a hearing as provided in Sims v. Georgia, 385 U.S. 538 , and Jackson v. Denno, 378 U.S. 368 .

MR. JUSTICE DOUGLAS is of the opinion that the petition for a writ of certiorari should be granted and the case set for oral argument. [392 U.S. 663, 664]  

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