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PEASE v. HANSEN, 404 U.S. 70 (1971)

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United States Supreme Court


No. 70-5376

Argued: Decided: November 16, 1971

157 Mont. 99, 483 P.2d 720, reversed.


The motion of the appellant for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is granted.

Whether a welfare program is or is not federally funded is irrelevant to the constitutional principles enunciated in Shapiro v. Thompson, 394 U.S. 618 . The judgment of the Supreme Court of Montana is reversed.

THE CHIEF JUSTICE is of the opinion that probable jurisdiction should be noted and the case set for oral argument. [404 U.S. 70, 71]  

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