361 US 375 United States Poret v. Sigler

361 U.S. 375

80 S.Ct. 404

4 L.Ed.2d 380

UNITED STATES ex rel. PORET et al.
Maurice SIGLER, Warden.

No. 307, Misc.

Supreme Court of the United States

January 25, 1960

Messrs. G. Wray Gill and Gerard H. Schreiber, for petitioners.

Messrs. Jack P. F. Gremillion, Atty. Gen. of Louisiana, M. E. Culligan, Asst. Atty. Gen., and John E. Jackson, Jr., Special Counsel to the Atty. Gen., for respondent.

On petition for writ of certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.


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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 remanded to the District Court for disposition of the question whether members of petitioner's race were deliberately and intentionally limited and excluded in the selection of petit jury panels, in violation of the Federal Constitution.