397 U.S. 821 (1970)

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JEFFERSON v. HACKNEY , 397 U.S. 821 (1970)

397 U.S. 821

Ruth J. JEFFERSON et al.
Burton G. HACKNEY, Commissioner, Department of Public Welfare of Texas, et al.
No. 1345, Misc.

Supreme Court of the United States

May 4, 1970

Ed J. Polk and Carl Rachlin, for appellants.

Crawford C. Martin, Atty. Gen. of Texas, Nola White, First Asst. Atty. Gen., Pat Bailey, Executive Asst. Atty. Gen., and W. O. Shultz II, Asst. Atty. Gen., for appellees.


The motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. The judgment is vacated and the case is remanded to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas for further consideration in light of Rosado v. Wyman, 397 U.S. 397.[ Jefferson v. Hackney 397 U.S. 821 (1970) ]

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