WHITCOMB v. COMMUNIST PARTY OF INDIANA, 409 U.S. 806 (1972)

U.S. Supreme Court

WHITCOMB v. COMMUNIST PARTY OF INDIANA , 409 U.S. 806 (1972)

409 U.S. 806

Edgar D. WHITCOMB et al., applicants,
v.
COMMUNIST PARTY OF INDIANA et al.
No. A-370.

Supreme Court of the United States

October 5, 1972

The motion of petitioners, Edgar D. Whitcomb et al., for an emergency stay presented to Mr. Justice REHNQUIST, and by him referred to the Court, is denied as moot. The cross motion of respondents, Communist

Page 409 U.S. 806 , 807

Party of Indiana et al., to petition for a mandate to enforce the prior order of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana is also denied.

Mr. Justice DOUGLAS would treat the Communist Party's motion as a jurisdictional statement and postpone the question of jurisdiction to the hearing of the case on the merits.


U.S. Supreme Court

WHITCOMB v. COMMUNIST PARTY OF INDIANA , 409 U.S. 806 (1972)

 409 U.S. 806

Edgar D. WHITCOMB et al., applicants,
v.
COMMUNIST PARTY OF INDIANA et al.
No. A-370.

Supreme Court of the United States

October 5, 1972

The motion of petitioners, Edgar D. Whitcomb et al., for an emergency stay presented to Mr. Justice REHNQUIST, and by him referred to the Court, is denied as moot. The cross motion of respondents, Communist

Page 409 U.S. 806 , 807

Party of Indiana et al., to petition for a mandate to enforce the prior order of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana is also denied.

Mr. Justice DOUGLAS would treat the Communist Party's motion as a jurisdictional statement and postpone the question of jurisdiction to the hearing of the case on the merits.

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.