MITCHELL v. CITY OF CHARLESTON, 378 U.S. 551 (1964)

U.S. Supreme Court

MITCHELL v. CITY OF CHARLESTON, 378 U.S. 551 (1964)

378 U.S. 551

MITCHELL ET AL. v. CITY OF CHARLESTON.
ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
No. 8.
Decided June 22, 1964.

Certiorari granted and judgment reversed.

Reported below: 239 S. C. 376, 123 S. E. 2d 512.

Jack Greenberg, Constance Baker Motley, James M. Nabrit III, Matthew J. Perry, Lincoln C. Jenkins, Jr. and John H. Wrighten for petitioners.

Robert L. Clement, Jr. for respondent.

PER CURIAM.

The petition for writ of certiorari is granted and the judgment is reversed. Bouie v. City of Columbia, ante, p. 347.

MR. JUSTICE DOUGLAS would reverse on the basis of the views expressed in his opinion in Bell v. Maryland, ante, p. 242.

MR. JUSTICE BLACK, MR. JUSTICE HARLAN and MR. JUSTICE WHITE dissent.

Page 378 U.S. 551, 552




U.S. Supreme Court

MITCHELL v. CITY OF CHARLESTON, 378 U.S. 551 (1964)

378 U.S. 551

MITCHELL ET AL. v. CITY OF CHARLESTON.
ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
No. 8.
Decided June 22, 1964.

Certiorari granted and judgment reversed.

Reported below: 239 S. C. 376, 123 S. E. 2d 512.

Jack Greenberg, Constance Baker Motley, James M. Nabrit III, Matthew J. Perry, Lincoln C. Jenkins, Jr. and John H. Wrighten for petitioners.

Robert L. Clement, Jr. for respondent.

PER CURIAM.

The petition for writ of certiorari is granted and the judgment is reversed. Bouie v. City of Columbia, ante, p. 347.

MR. JUSTICE DOUGLAS would reverse on the basis of the views expressed in his opinion in Bell v. Maryland, ante, p. 242.

MR. JUSTICE BLACK, MR. JUSTICE HARLAN and MR. JUSTICE WHITE dissent.

Page 378 U.S. 551, 552

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