RIVAS v. COZENS, 409 U.S. 55 (1972)

U.S. Supreme Court

RIVAS v. COZENS, 409 U.S. 55 (1972)

409 U.S. 55

RIVAS ET AL. v. COZENS, DIRECTOR, DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES OF
CALIFORNIA, ET AL.
APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
No. 71-5780.
 
Decided November 13, 1972

Vacated and remanded. See: 327 F. Supp. 867.

PER CURIAM.

The appellants' supplemental brief filed October 14, 1972, recites:

    "The California Supreme Court's decision in Rios [v. Cozens, 7 Cal. 3d 792, 499 P.2d 979 (1972),] has been given full prospective and retroactive effect. Cal. Sup. Ct. Order Denying Stay Pending Appeal, filed August 30, 1972. Accordingly, the individual petitioners herein, Celestino V. Rivas and Zeferino Samaniego, have now been accorded the opportunity for a personal evidentiary hearing regarding the suspension of their driver's licenses."

Accordingly 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 California to determine whether this case has become moot.

Page 409 U.S. 55, 56

 


U.S. Supreme Court

RIVAS v. COZENS, 409 U.S. 55 (1972)

409 U.S. 55

RIVAS ET AL. v. COZENS, DIRECTOR, DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES OF
CALIFORNIA, ET AL.
APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
No. 71-5780.
 
Decided November 13, 1972

Vacated and remanded. See: 327 F. Supp. 867.

PER CURIAM.

The appellants' supplemental brief filed October 14, 1972, recites:

    "The California Supreme Court's decision in Rios [v. Cozens, 7 Cal. 3d 792, 499 P.2d 979 (1972),] has been given full prospective and retroactive effect. Cal. Sup. Ct. Order Denying Stay Pending Appeal, filed August 30, 1972. Accordingly, the individual petitioners herein, Celestino V. Rivas and Zeferino Samaniego, have now been accorded the opportunity for a personal evidentiary hearing regarding the suspension of their driver's licenses."

Accordingly 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 California to determine whether this case has become moot.

Page 409 U.S. 55, 56

Disclaimer: Official Supreme Court case law is only found in the print version of the United States Reports. Justia case law is provided for general informational purposes only, and may not reflect current legal developments, verdicts or settlements. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or information linked to from this site. Please check official sources.

Justia Annotations is a forum for attorneys to summarize, comment on, and analyze case law published on our site. Justia makes no guarantees or warranties that the annotations are accurate or reflect the current state of law, and no annotation is intended to be, nor should it be construed as, legal advice. Contacting Justia or any attorney through this site, via web form, email, or otherwise, does not create an attorney-client relationship.