399 U.S. 924 (1970), 837, Perez v. Ledesma

Docket Nº:No. 837.
Citation:399 U.S. 924, 90 S.Ct. 2234, 26 L.Ed.2d 790
Party Name:Leander H. PEREZ, Jr., et al., appellants, v. August M. LEDESMA, Jr., et al.
Case Date:June 29, 1970
Court:United States Supreme Court

Page 924

399 U.S. 924 (1970)

90 S.Ct. 2234, 26 L.Ed.2d 790

Leander H. PEREZ, Jr., et al., appellants,


August M. LEDESMA, Jr., et al.

No. 837.

United States Supreme Court.

June 29, 1970

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Facts and opinion, Delta Book Distributors, Inc. v. Cronvich, 304 F.Supp. 662.


Further consideration of the question of jurisdiction in this case is postponed to the hearing of the case on the merits and the case is placed on the summary calendar and set to be argued with No. 4, Younger v. Harris, No. 6, Boyle v. Landry, No. 11, Samuels v. Mackell, No. 20, Fernandez v. Mackell, No. 565, Dyson v. Stein, and No. 1149, Byrne v. Karalexis. In addition to the questions presented in the jurisdictional statement the parties are requested to brief and argue the following questions:

'(1) Was it an appropriate exercise of discretion for the three-judge court to grant the relief in paragraphs 1 and 2 of the judgment of August 14, 1969, in view of the pendency of the State prosecution charging violation of Louisiana Revised...

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