Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
William D. Eggers argued the cause for appellants. With him on the brief were David N. Kunkel, Ruth B. Rosenberg, Burt Neuborne, and Melvin L. Wulf.
Michael K. Consedine argued the cause and filed a brief for appellees.*
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. CHIEF JUSTICE BURGER delivered the opinion of the Court.
This is an appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeals of New York taken by 72 persons who were at the time of the trial of the original action, detained in confinement. Some are simply detained awaiting trial, others are confined pursuant to misdemeanor convictions; none is subject to any voting disability under the laws of New York.
The Court of Appeals of New York,1
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