397 US 49 Wyman v. Bowens

397 U.S. 49

90 S.Ct. 813

25 L.Ed.2d 38

George K. WYMAN, Commissioner of Social Services of New York
Ossie BOWENS et al.

No. 866.

Supreme Court of the United States

February 24, 1970*

Louis J. Lefkowitz, Atty. Gen. of New York, Samuel A. Hirshowitz, First Asst. Atty. Gen., and Maria L. Marcus, Asst. Atty. Gen., for appellant.

Leonard C. Koldin, for appellant in No. 874.

Sydney M. Spector and Richard A. Ellison, for appellees.



The motion of the appellees for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. The motions to affirm are granted and the judgments are affirmed. Shapiro v. Thompson, 394 U.S. 618, 89 S.Ct. 1322, 22 L.Ed.2d 600 (1969).


THE CHIEF JUSTICE, Mr. Justice BLACK, and Mr. Justice HARLAN are of the opinion that probable jurisdiction should be noted and the cases set for oral argument.


Together with No. 874, Lascaris, Commissioner of Onondaga County Department of Social Services v. Bowens, et al., on appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York.