389 U.S. 1025 (1967), 58, Vela v. Beto

Docket Nº:No. 58, Misc.
Citation:389 U.S. 1025, 88 S.Ct. 594, 19 L.Ed.2d 673
Party Name:Ruben Cruz VELA, petitioner, v. George J. BETO, Director, Texas Department of Corrections.
Case Date:December 18, 1967
Court:United States Supreme Court
 
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389 U.S. 1025 (1967)

88 S.Ct. 594, 19 L.Ed.2d 673

Ruben Cruz VELA, petitioner,

v.

George J. BETO, Director, Texas Department of Corrections.

No. 58, Misc.

United States Supreme Court.

December 18, 1967

Rehearing Denied Jan. 15, 1968.

COUNSEL

[88 S.Ct. 594] Crawford C. Martin, Atty. Gen. of Texas, George M. Cowden, First Asst. Atty. Gen., R. L. Lattimore, Howard M. Fender and Lonny F. Zwiener, Asst. Attys. Gen., and A. J. Carubbi, Jr., for respondent.

OPINION

Petition for writ of certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Denied.

Dissenting opinion by THE CHIEF JUSTICE with whom Mr. Justice DOUGLAS joins:

This case is another further extension of Spencer v. State of Texas, 385 U.S. 554, 87 S.Ct. 648, 17 L.Ed.2d 606, [88 S.Ct. 595] in which the error is more egregious. For the reasons stated in my concurring opinion in Burgett v. State of Texas, 389 U.S. 109, 88 S.Ct. 258, 19 L.Ed.2d 319, I would grant the petition for...

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