No. 112.

350 U.S. 85 (1955)

76 S.Ct. 167

100 L.Ed. 77


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided December 5, 1955.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Daniel Duke argued the cause and filed a brief for petitioner.

Eugene Cook, Attorney General of Georgia, and Robert H. Hall and E. Freeman Leverett, Assistant Attorneys General, submitted on brief for respondent.

MR. JUSTICE CLARK delivered the opinion of the Court.

Petitioner, Amos Reece, a Negro, was convicted of the rape of a white woman in Cobb County, Georgia. He contends here that Georgia's rule of practice requiring him to challenge the composition of the grand jury before indictment violates the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. The Georgia Supreme Court affirmed his conviction, 211 Ga. 339

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