No. 853.

325 U.S. 398 (1945)

65 S.Ct. 1276

89 L.Ed. 1692


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided June 4, 1945.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Messrs. A.S. Baskett and W.J. Durham for petitioner.

Benjamin T. Woodall, Assistant Attorney General of Texas, with whom Grover Sellers, Attorney General, was on the brief, for respondent.

MR. JUSTICE REED delivered the opinion of the Court.

This certiorari brings here for review a judgment of the Criminal District Court of Dallas County, Texas, sentencing petitioner to execution on a jury verdict which found petitioner guilty of murder with malice and assessed the penalty at death.

Certiorari was sought to the Court of Criminal Appeals of the State of Texas, which had affirmed the judgment, on a petition which claimed discrimination on account...

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