469 F2d 1396 Johnson v. J Beto
469 F.2d 1396
Lee Otis JOHNSON, Petitioner-Appellee,
Dr. George J. BETO, Director, Texas Department of
United States Court of Appeals,
Dec. 20, 1972.
Crawford Martin, Atty. Gen., Lonny F. Zwiener, Asst. Atty. Gen., Austin, Tex., for respondent-appellant.
William F. Walsh, Bobby H. Caldwell, Charles A. Keilin, Arthur J. Mandell, Bennett Stokes, Houston, Tex., for petitioner-appellee.
Before WISDOM, BELL and COLEMAN, Circuit Judges.
On the ground that Lee Otis Johnson had been denied a fair and impartial trial in a Texas state court, the United States District Court, 337 F.Supp. 1371, granted habeas corpus relief. Of course, Texas has the option of trying Johnson again.
Upon briefs and oral argument, the judgment of the District Court is