FIELDS v. SOUTH CAROLINA

CourtUnited States Supreme Court
Writing for the CourtJustia & Oyez
Citation375 U.S. 44
Decision Date21 October 1963
375 U.S. 44

FIELDS ET AL. v. SOUTH CAROLINA.
ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT OF SOUTH CAROLINA.

No. 335.
Decided October 21, 1963.


Certiorari granted and judgment reversed.

Jack Greenberg, Constance Baker Motley, Matthew J. Perry and Lincoln C. Jenkins, Jr. for petitioners.

Daniel R. McLeod, Attorney General of South Carolina, Everett N. Brandon, Assistant Attorney General, and Julian S. Wolfe for respondent.

PER CURIAM.

The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. The judgment is reversed. Edwards v. South Carolina, 372 U.S. 229.

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  • City of Greenwood, Mississippi v. Peacock Peacock v. City of Greenwood, Mississippi, Nos. 471
    • United States
    • United States Supreme Court
    • 20 Junio 1966
    ...372 U.S. 229, 83 S.Ct. 680, 9 L.Ed.2d 697 (1963) (nearly two years from arrest to our reversal of convictions); Fields v. South Carolina, 375 U.S. 44, 84 S.Ct. 149, 11 L.Ed.2d 107 (1963) (three and a half years from arrest to our reversal of convictions); Henry v. City of Rock Hill, 376 U.S......
  • People v. Turner
    • United States
    • New York Supreme Court — Appellate Term
    • 12 Noviembre 1965
    ...3, and determined that the case was governed by the holdings in Edwards v. South Carolina, supra, and Fields v. South Carolina, 375 U.S. 44, 84 S.Ct. 149, 11 L.Ed.2d 107, constituting an infringement by Louisiana against Cox's rights of free speech and free assembly. The Court specifically ......
  • People of State of New York v. Galamison, No. 156-165
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (2nd Circuit)
    • 26 Enero 1965
    ...the same range of protections." See Edwards v. South Carolina, 372 U.S. 229, 83 S.Ct. 680, 9 L.Ed.2d 697 (1963); Fields v. South Carolina, 375 U.S. 44, 84 S.Ct. 149, 11 L.Ed.2d 107 (1963); Henry v. City of Rock Hill, 376 U.S. 776, 84 S.Ct. 1042, 12 L.Ed.2d 79 This seems to be the relevance ......
  • Cox v. State of Louisiana, No. 49
    • United States
    • United States Supreme Court
    • 18 Enero 1965
    ...Clark, J.). Nor can I agree that the instant case is controlled by either Edwards v. South Carolina, supra, or Fields v. South Carolina, 375 U.S. 44, 84 S.Ct. 149, 11 L.Ed.2d 107 (1963). Both went off on their peculiar facts and neither dealt with a situation like the one here before the Co......
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  • City of Greenwood, Mississippi v. Peacock Peacock v. City of Greenwood, Mississippi, Nos. 471
    • United States
    • United States Supreme Court
    • 20 Junio 1966
    ...372 U.S. 229, 83 S.Ct. 680, 9 L.Ed.2d 697 (1963) (nearly two years from arrest to our reversal of convictions); Fields v. South Carolina, 375 U.S. 44, 84 S.Ct. 149, 11 L.Ed.2d 107 (1963) (three and a half years from arrest to our reversal of convictions); Henry v. City of Rock Hill, 376 U.S......
  • People v. Turner
    • United States
    • New York Supreme Court — Appellate Term
    • 12 Noviembre 1965
    ...3, and determined that the case was governed by the holdings in Edwards v. South Carolina, supra, and Fields v. South Carolina, 375 U.S. 44, 84 S.Ct. 149, 11 L.Ed.2d 107, constituting an infringement by Louisiana against Cox's rights of free speech and free assembly. The Court specifically ......
  • People of State of New York v. Galamison, No. 156-165
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (2nd Circuit)
    • 26 Enero 1965
    ...the same range of protections." See Edwards v. South Carolina, 372 U.S. 229, 83 S.Ct. 680, 9 L.Ed.2d 697 (1963); Fields v. South Carolina, 375 U.S. 44, 84 S.Ct. 149, 11 L.Ed.2d 107 (1963); Henry v. City of Rock Hill, 376 U.S. 776, 84 S.Ct. 1042, 12 L.Ed.2d 79 This seems to be the relevance ......
  • Cox v. State of Louisiana, No. 49
    • United States
    • United States Supreme Court
    • 18 Enero 1965
    ...Clark, J.). Nor can I agree that the instant case is controlled by either Edwards v. South Carolina, supra, or Fields v. South Carolina, 375 U.S. 44, 84 S.Ct. 149, 11 L.Ed.2d 107 (1963). Both went off on their peculiar facts and neither dealt with a situation like the one here before the Co......
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