SWANN v. ADAMS
378 U.S. 553 (1964)

Annotate this Case

U.S. Supreme Court

SWANN v. ADAMS, 378 U.S. 553 (1964)

378 U.S. 553

SWANN v. ADAMS, SECRETARY OF STATE OF FLORIDA, ET AL.
APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF
FLORIDA. No. 297.
Decided June 22, 1964.

Judgment reversed and case remanded.

Reported below: 214 F. Supp. 811.

Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. for appellant.

Richard W. Ervin, Attorney General of Florida, C. Graham Carothers, Special Assistant Attorney General, and Edward S. Jaffry and Joseph C. Jacobs, Assistant Attorneys General, for appellees.

PER CURIAM.

The judgment below is reversed. Reynolds v. Sims, 377 U.S. 533. The case is remanded for further proceedings consistent with the views stated in our opinions in Reynolds v. Sims and in the other cases relating to state legislative apportionment decided along with Reynolds.

MR. JUSTICE CLARK would reverse on the grounds stated in his opinion in Reynolds v. Sims, 377 U.S. 533, 587.

MR. JUSTICE STEWART would remand for further proceedings consistent with the views expressed in his dissenting opinion in Lucas v. Forty-Fourth General Assembly of Colorado, 377 U.S. 713, 744.

MR. JUSTICE HARLAN dissents for the reasons stated in his dissenting opinion in Reynolds v. Sims, 377 U.S. 533, 589.

Page 378 U.S. 553, 554




Official Supreme Court case law is only found in the print version of the United States Reports. Justia case law is provided for general informational purposes only, and may not reflect current legal developments, verdicts or settlements. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or information linked to from this site. Please check official sources.