No. 12.

347 U.S. 128 (1954)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided February 8, 1954.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Morris Lavine argued the cause and filed a brief for petitioner.

Elizabeth Miller, Deputy Attorney General of California, and Clarence A. Linn, Assistant Attorney General, argued the cause for respondent. With them on the brief were Edmund G. Brown, Attorney General, and William V. O'Connor, Chief Deputy Attorney General.

MR. JUSTICE JACKSON announced the judgment of the Court and an opinion in which THE CHIEF JUSTICE, MR. JUSTICE REED and MR. JUSTICE MINTON join.

This case involves constitutional questions growing out of methods employed to convict petitioner on charges of horse-race bookmaking and related offenses1 against the antigambling laws of California.2 Petitioner exhausted all avenues to relief under state procedures...

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