439 U.S. 1044 (1978), 78-5421, Payton v. New York

Docket Nº:No. 78-5421
Citation:439 U.S. 1044, 99 S.Ct. 718, 58 L.Ed.2d 703
Party Name:Theodore PAYTON, appellant, v. NEW YORK No. 78-5420 Obie RIDDICK, appellant, v. NEW YORK
Case Date:December 11, 1978
Court:United States Supreme Court
 
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439 U.S. 1044 (1978)

99 S.Ct. 718, 58 L.Ed.2d 703

Theodore PAYTON, appellant,

v.

NEW YORK

No. 78-5420

Obie RIDDICK, appellant,

v.

NEW YORK

No. 78-5421

United States Supreme Court.

December 11, 1978

Appeals from the Court of Appeals of New York.

Facts and opinion, 55 A.D.2d 859, 390 N.Y.S.2d 769; People v. Riddick, 56 A.D.2d 937, 392 N.Y.S.2d 848; 45 N.Y.2d 300, 408 N.Y.S.2d 395, 380 N.E.2d 224.

OPINION

Motions of appellants for leave to proceed in

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forma pauperis granted. In No. 78-5420 probable jurisdiction noted limited to question 1 presented by jurisdictional statement. In No. 78-5421 probable jurisdiction noted. Cases consolidated and a total of one hour allotted for oral argument.

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