475 F.2d 1140 (5th Cir. 1973), 72-3301, Fair v. Sebesta
|Docket Nº:||72-3301, 72-3300 [*]|
|Citation:||475 F.2d 1140|
|Party Name:||Jim FAIR and Jim Hinnant, both Individually and as representative of the class of similarly situated residents of of the State of Florida, Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. Jim SEBESTA, as Supervisor of Elections, Hillsborough County, Florida, etc., et al., Defendants-Appellants. Joel Francis WOODMAN, Individually, and Joel Francis Woodman, as representativ|
|Case Date:||April 11, 1973|
|Court:||United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit|
Appeals from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida; Wm. Terrell Hodges, Judge.
Robert L. Shevin, Atty. Gen., Jerry E. Oxner, Asst. Atty. Gen., Tallahassee, Fla., David W. Thorpe, Asst. County Atty., Tampa, Fla., for James Sebesta.
Jim Fair, pro se.
Leslie Harold Levinson, Gainesville, Fla., Richard P. Condon, Tampa, Fla., for Hinnant.
Before THORNBERRY, GOLDBERG and RONEY, Circuit Judges.
We find that these consolidated cases require a three-judge district court, 28 U.S.C. § 2281. We therefore vacate the decision of the lower court, 346 F.Supp. 913, for want of jurisdiction and remand the cases with instructions to convene a three-judge district court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2284.
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