Hale v. Kentucky
303 U.S. 613 (1938)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Hale v. Kentucky, 303 U.S. 613 (1938)

Hale v. Kentucky

No. 680

Argued March 29, 1938

Decided April 11, 1938

303 U.S. 613

Syllabus

Proofs held sufficient to show a systematic and arbitrary exclusion of Negroes from jury lists because of their race or color constituting a denial of the equal protection of the laws, and entitling the petitioner, a Negro convicted of murder, to a new trial. P. 303 U. S. 616.

69 Ky. 743, 108 S.W.2d 716, reversed.

Certiorari, post, p. 629, to review a judgment affirming a sentence for murder.

Page 303 U. S. 614

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