McGRATH v. RHAY, 364 U.S. 279 (1960)

U.S. Supreme Court

McGRATH v. RHAY, 364 U.S. 279 (1960)

364 U.S. 279

McGRATH ET AL. v. RHAY, SUPERINTENDENT, WASHINGTON STATE
PENITENTIARY.
ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT OF WASHINGTON. No. 720.
Decided June 27, 1960.

Judgment vacated and case remanded for determination of specified questions of state law.

Reported below: 54 Wash. 2d 508, 342 P.2d 607.

Petitioners pro se.

John J. O'Connell, Attorney General of Washington, and Stephen C. Way, Assistant Attorney General, for respondent.

PER CURIAM.

The respondent's motion to dismiss the writ of certiorari is denied. The judgment of the Supreme Court of Washington is vacated and the case is remanded for determination of the following questions of Washington law now involved in the case: (1) whether the case is moot as a habeas corpus proceeding; and (2) if it is, whether, to avoid mootness, it can properly be treated as an application for some other form of appropriate relief.

Page 364 U.S. 279, 280




U.S. Supreme Court

McGRATH v. RHAY, 364 U.S. 279 (1960)

364 U.S. 279

McGRATH ET AL. v. RHAY, SUPERINTENDENT, WASHINGTON STATE
PENITENTIARY.
ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT OF WASHINGTON. No. 720.
Decided June 27, 1960.

Judgment vacated and case remanded for determination of specified questions of state law.

Reported below: 54 Wash. 2d 508, 342 P.2d 607.

Petitioners pro se.

John J. O'Connell, Attorney General of Washington, and Stephen C. Way, Assistant Attorney General, for respondent.

PER CURIAM.

The respondent's motion to dismiss the writ of certiorari is denied. The judgment of the Supreme Court of Washington is vacated and the case is remanded for determination of the following questions of Washington law now involved in the case: (1) whether the case is moot as a habeas corpus proceeding; and (2) if it is, whether, to avoid mootness, it can properly be treated as an application for some other form of appropriate relief.

Page 364 U.S. 279, 280

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