Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
John F. Wilkinson argued the cause for petitioners. With him on the brief was Isidore Ehrman.
George Tilzer argued the cause for respondent. With him on the brief was Samuel J. Foley.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE JACKSON delivered the opinion of the Court.
Petitioners were indicted in Bronx County, New York, on February 11, 1947, for the crime of murder in the first degree. The District Attorney moved the court for an order that the trial be by a special jury, pursuant to New York law, which motion was granted over opposition on behalf of defendants by assigned counsel. One hundred and fifty names were drawn from the special jury panel,
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