No. 32.

350 U.S. 91 (1955)

76 S.Ct. 158

100 L.Ed. 83


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided December 5, 1955.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gerard H. Schreiber and George H. Fust argued the cause and filed a brief for petitioner in No. 32.

Felicien Y. Lozes and Rudolph F. Becker, Jr. argued the cause and filed a brief for petitioners in No. 36.

Leon D. Hubert, Jr. argued the cause for respondent in No. 32. Adrian G. Duplantier argued the cause for respondent in No. 36. With them on the briefs were Fred S. LeBlanc, Attorney General of Louisiana, and Michael E. Culligan, Assistant Attorney General.

MR. JUSTICE CLARK delivered the opinion of the Court.

Louisiana requires that objections to a grand jury be raised before the expiration of the third judicial day following the end of the grand jury's term or before trial, whichever is earlier.1 In these cases we are asked to decide whether this statute as applied violates the Fourteenth Amendment. The three petitioners, all Negroes sentenced to...

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