No. 649.

388 U.S. 14 (1967)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided June 12, 1967.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Charles W. Tessmer argued the cause for petitioner. With him on the brief was Emmett Colvin, Jr.

Howard M. Fender, Assistant Attorney General of Texas, argued the cause for respondent. With him on the brief were Crawford C. Martin, Attorney General, George Cowden, First Assistant Attorney General, Robert Lattimore, Assistant Attorney General, and A. J. Carubbi, Jr.

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

We granted certiorari in this case to determine whether the right of a defendant in a criminal case under the Sixth Amendment1 to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor is applicable to the States through the Fourteenth Amendment,2 and whether that right was violated by a state procedural...

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