No. 50.

337 U.S. 235 (1949)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided June 6, 1949.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Edward H. Levi argued the cause and filed a brief for petitioner in No. 50.

William C. Wines, Assistant Attorney General of Illinois, argued the cause for respondent in No. 50. With him on the brief were George F. Barrett, then Attorney General, Raymond S. Sarnow and James C. Murray, Assistant Attorneys General.

Petitioners pro se in Misc. Nos. 47, 106, 109, 184, 372 and 374.

Herbert A. Friedlich, by appointment of the Court, for petitioner in No. 760.

Ivan A. Elliott, Attorney General of Illinois, and William C. Wines, Assistant Attorney General, were on the briefs for respondent in Misc. Nos. 106, 109 and 184, and No. 760. With them on the brief in No. 760 were James C. Murray and Raymond S. Sarnow.

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

We are once again faced with the recurring problem of determining what, if any, is the appropriate post-trial procedure in Illinois by which claims of infringement of federal rights may be raised. See Woods v. Nierstheimer, 328 U.S. 211; Marino v. Ragen, 332 U.S. 561;

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