Smith v. Florida
405 U.S. 172 (1972)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Smith v. Florida, 405 U.S. 172 (1972)

Smith v. Florida

No. 70-5055

Argued December 8, 1971

Decided February 24, 1972

405 U.S. 172

Syllabus

Petitioners' convictions for violation of the Florida vagrancy statute for "wandering or strolling around from place to place without any lawful purpose or object" are vacated and the case is remanded for reconsideration in light of Papachristou v. City of Jacksonville, ante, p. 405 U. S. 156. Pp. 405 U. S. 172-173.

239 So.2d 250 vacated and remanded.

DOUGLAS, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which all Justices joined, except POWELL and REHNQUIST, JJ., who took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.

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