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404 US 70 Pease v. I Hansen

404 U.S. 70

92 S.Ct. 318

30 L.Ed.2d 224

Victor PEASE
v.
Laulette I. HANSEN, Director, Cascade County Department of Public Welfare, et al.

No. 70-5376.

Supreme Court of the United States

November 16, 1971

PER CURIAM.

1

The motion of the appellant for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is granted.

2

Whether a welfare program is or is not federally funded is irrelevant to the constitutional principles enunciated in Shapiro v. Thompson, 394 U.S. 618, 89 S.Ct. 1322, 22 L.Ed.2d 600. The judgment of the Supreme Court of Montana is reversed.

3

THE CHIEF JUSTICE is of the opinion that probable jurisdiction should be noted and the case set for oral argument.

4

For opinion after remand see 494 P.2d 925.