No. 683.

283 U.S. 308 (1931)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 20, 1931.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. James F. Reilly for petitioner.

Mr. Leo A. Rover, United States Attorney for the District of Columbia, with whom Mr. Neil Burkinshaw, Assistant United States Attorney, was on the brief, for the United States.

MR. CHIEF JUSTICE HUGHES delivered the opinion of the Court.

The petitioner was convicted, in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, of murder in the first degree and was sentenced to death. The conviction was affirmed by the Court of Appeals. This Court granted a writ of certiorari, limited to the question raised by the exception to the ruling of the trial court on the examination on voir dire of prospective jurors.

The petitioner is a negro...

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