392 US 663 West v. California

392 U.S. 663

88 S.Ct. 2297

20 L.Ed.2d 1354

James Alfred WEST

No. 1127, Misc.

Supreme Court of the United States

October Term, 1967.

June 17, 1968

William A. Dougherty, for petitioner.

Thomas C. Lynch, Atty. Gen. of California, William E. James, Asst. Atty. Gen., and Richard D. Huffman, Deputy Atty. Gen., for respondent.

On Petition for Writ of Certiorari to the Court of Appeal of California, Fourth Appellate District.


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The motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis and the petition for a writ of certiorari are granted. The judgment is vacated and the case is remanded for a hearing as provided in Sims v. State of Georgia, 385 U.S. 538, 87 S.Ct. 639, 17 L.Ed.2d 593, and Jackson v. Denno, 378 U.S. 368, 84 S.Ct. 1774, 12 L.Ed.2d 908.


Mr. Justice DOUGLAS is of the opinion that the petition for a writ of certiorari should be granted and the case set for oral argument.