392 US 658 Hopper v. Louisiana

392 U.S. 658

88 S.Ct. 2281

20 L.Ed.2d 1347

John T. HOPPER et al.

No. 1291.

Supreme Court of the United States

October Term, 1967.

June 17, 1968

Camille F. Gravel, Jr., for petitioners.

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Jack P. F. Gremillion, Atty. Gen. of Louisiana, William P. Schuler, Second Asst. Atty. Gen., Harry H. Howard, Asst. Atty. Gen., and Lawrence L. McNamara, for respondent.

On Petition for Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Louisiana.



The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted and the judgment is vacated. The case is remanded to the Supreme Court of Louisiana for further consideration in light of Bruton v. United States, 391 U.S. 123, 88 S.Ct. 1620, 20 L.Ed.2d 476, and Roberts v. Russell, 392 U.S. 293, 88 S.Ct. 1921, 20 L.Ed.2d 1100.


Mr. Justice BLACK dissents.


Mr. Justice HARLAN and Mr. Justice WHITE dissent for the reasons stated in Mr. Justice White's dissenting opinion in Bruton v. United States, 391 U.S. 123, 138, 88 S.Ct. 1620, 1629, 20 L.Ed.2d 1100 (1968).