Hollins v. Oklahoma
295 U.S. 394 (1935)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Hollins v. Oklahoma, 295 U.S. 394 (1935)

Hollins v. Oklahoma

No. 686

Argued April 29, 30, 1935

Decided May 13, 1935

295 U.S. 394

Syllabus

The evidence in this case shows that the petitioner, a negro, is entitled under the Fourteenth Amendment to a new trial because of the exclusion of negroes from jury service solely on account of their race or color.

56 Okla.Cr. 275, 284, 38 P.2d 36, reversed.

Certiorari, 294 U.S. 704, to review the affirmance of a conviction upon a charge of rape.

Page 295 U. S. 395

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