No. 73-5993.

420 U.S. 28 (1975)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided January 27, 1975.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Walter L. Gerash argued the cause for petitioner. With him on the brief was Louis M. Fischer.

William L. Patton argued the cause for the United States. With him on the brief were Solicitor General Bork, Assistant Attorney General Pottinger, and Deputy Solicitor General Wallace.*


Petitioner was convicted under 21 U. S. C. § 841 (a) (1) for distribution of a hallucinogenic drug commonly known as LSD. Prior to trial he filed a motion to dismiss his indictment claiming that the master lists1 from which his grand jury had been, and petit jury would be, selected systematically excluded disproportionate numbers of people with Spanish surnames, students, and blacks...

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