Nowakowski v. Maroney
386 U.S. 542 (1967)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Nowakowski v. Maroney, 386 U.S. 542 (1967)

Nowakowski v. Maroney

No. 222

Argued March 13, 1967

Decided April 10, 1967

386 U.S. 542

Syllabus

When a federal district judge grants a certificate of probable cause necessary to allow a state prisoner to appeal a denial of a writ of habeas corpus, the court of appeals must allow an indigent petitioner to appeal in forma pauperis and dispose of the case in accordance with it ordinary procedure.

Vacated and remanded.

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