Benton v. Maryland

Decision Date17 June 1968
Docket NumberNo. 1185,M,1185
Citation392 U.S. 925,20 L.Ed.2d 1384,88 S.Ct. 2297
PartiesJohn Dalmer BENTON, petitioner, v. MARYLAND. isc
CourtU.S. Supreme Court

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.

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?

(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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  • Benton v. Maryland
    • United States
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • June 23, 1969
    ...541 (1967). The Court of Appeals denied discretionary review. On the last day of last Term, we granted certiorari, 392 U.S. 925, 88 S.Ct. 2297, 20 L.Ed.2d 1384 (1968), but limited the writ to the consideration of two '(1) Is the double jeopardy clause of the Fifth Amendment applicable to th......
  • Harris v. Nelson, 199
    • United States
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • March 24, 1969
    ...the diversity of views among the district and appellate courts that have considered the problem, 1 we granted certiorari. 392 U.S. 925, 88 S.Ct. 2289, 20 L.Ed.2d 1384. We agree with the Ninth Circuit that Rule 33 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure is not applicable to habeas corpus pro......
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    • United States
    • Maryland Court of Appeals
    • March 8, 1979
    ... Page 537 ... 284 Md. 537 ... 399 A.2d 225 ... John RESETAR, Jr ... STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION of Maryland et al ... Court of Appeals of Maryland ... March 8, 1979 ...         [399 A.2d 226] ... Page 539 ... Josiah J. Lyman, ... ...
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    • United States
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • May 19, 1969
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