STATE EX REL. WILLIAMS v. PHELPS

No. 63252.

363 So.2d 1390 (1978)

STATE of Louisiana ex rel. Shelton Joseph WILLIAMS v. C. Paul PHELPS, Secretary, La. Dept. of Corrections.

Supreme Court of Louisiana.

November 10, 1978.


Writ granted. The applicant is entitled to the benefit of the good time law while imprisoned on death row. The case is remanded to the district court to determine whether the warden would have granted good time to the applicant, considering his behavior if he had been imprisoned elsewhere than on death row.

SANDERS, C. J., and SUMMERS, and MARCUS, JJ., dissent from the order.


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