343 F2d 161 State of Louisiana v. Newton
343 F.2d 161
STATE OF LOUISIANA, Appellant,
Lester NEWTON, Appellee.
United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit.
March 18, 1965, Rehearing Denied April 15, 1965.
Teddy W. Airhart, Jr., Asst. Atty. Gen., Baton Rouge, La., F. Jean Pharis, Dist. Atty., Alexandria, La., Jack P. F. Gremillion, Atty. Gen. of Louisiana, for appellant.
Comille F. Gravel, Jr., Alexandria, La., for appellee.
Before WHITAKER,* Senior Judge, and RIVES and JONES, Circuit judges.
The district judge, upon a full and able opinion,1 found that Negroes were systematically excluded from the Grand Jury which indicted Newton, and declared his conviction unconstitutional, void and of no effect. We are in full agreement with the opinion and decision of the district court and its judgment is therefore
Of the United States Court of Claims, sitting by designation