392 U.S. 925 (1968), 1185, Benton v. Maryland.

Docket Nº:No. 1185, Misc.
Citation:392 U.S. 925, 88 S.Ct. 2297, 20 L.Ed.2d 1384
Party Name:John Dalmer BENTON, petitioner, v. MARYLAND.
Case Date:June 17, 1968
Court:United States Supreme Court
 
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392 U.S. 925 (1968)

88 S.Ct. 2297, 20 L.Ed.2d 1384

John Dalmer BENTON, petitioner,

v.

MARYLAND.

No. 1185, Misc.

United States Supreme Court.

June 17, 1968

COUNSEL

H. Thomas Sisk and M. Michael Cramer, for petitioner.

Francis B. Burch, Atty. Gen. of Maryland, and Edward F. Borgerding, Asst. Atty. Gen., for respondent.

OPINION

Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for writ of certiorari to the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland granted limited to the following questions:

(1) Is the double jeopardy clause of the Fifth Amendment applicable to the States through the Fourteenth Amendment?

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(2) If so, was the petitioner 'twice put in jeopardy' in this case? Case transferred to the appellate docket and placed on the summary calendar.

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