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

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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


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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