476 U.S. 1157 (1986), 85-5731, Brown v. United States

Docket Nº:No. 85-5731
Citation:476 U.S. 1157, 106 S.Ct. 2275, 90 L.Ed.2d 718
Party Name:Willie Davis BROWN, aka Will Brown, petitioner, v. UNITED STATES.
Case Date:June 02, 1986
Court:United States Supreme Court
 
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476 U.S. 1157 (1986)

106 S.Ct. 2275, 90 L.Ed.2d 718

Willie Davis BROWN, aka Will Brown, petitioner,

v.

UNITED STATES.

No. 85-5731

United States Supreme Court.

June 2, 1986

OPINION

The

motion of petitioner for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. The petition for writ of certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is granted limited to the following question: In cases pending on direct appeal, should the holding in Batson v. Kentucky, 476 U.S. 79, 106 S.Ct. 1712, 90 L.Ed.2d 69, be given retroactive effect? The case is set

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for oral argument in tandem with No. 85-5221, Griffith v. Kentucky, 476 U.S. 1157, 106 S.Ct. 2274, 90 L.Ed.2d 717.

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