Ex parte George
371 U.S. 72 (1962)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Ex parte George, 371 U.S. 72 (1962)

Ex parte George

No. 375

Decided November 13, 1962

371 U.S. 72

Syllabus

Petitioner's action in peacefully picketing premises of a wholly owned and controlled subsidiary of an employer involved in a labor dispute was at least arguably protected by § 7 of the National Labor Relations Act, and a state court was without jurisdiction to enjoin such picketing or to imprison petitioner for violating its temporary injunction against such picketing. Therefore, certiorari is granted; the judgment of the Supreme Court of Texas setting aside its original writ of habeas corpus is vacated; and the cause is remanded to that Court for further proceedings not inconsistent with this opinion. Pp. 371 U. S. 72-73.

Reported below: 163 Tex. ___, 358 S.W.2d 590.

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