Franklin v. Shields 6016, No. 77-

CourtUnited States Supreme Court
Writing for the CourtMr. Justice BRENNAN
Citation435 U.S. 1003,98 S.Ct. 1659,56 L.Ed.2d 92
Docket NumberNo. 77-
Decision Date24 April 1978
PartiesLynell FRANKLIN et al., petitioners, v. Pleasant C. SHIELDS et al 6016

435 U.S. 1003
98 S.Ct. 1659
56 L.Ed.2d 92
Lynell FRANKLIN et al., petitioners,

v.

Pleasant C. SHIELDS et al

No. 77- 6016

Supreme Court of the United States

April 24, 1978

Motion of Public Defender of Wisconsin for leave to file a brief, as amicus curiae, granted. Petition for writ of certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit denied.

Mr. Justice BRENNAN, Mr. Justice WHITE and Mr. Justice

Page 1004

MARSHALL would grant certiorari.

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  • Sellars v. Procunier, No. 78-1120
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
    • April 9, 1981
    ...Shields, 399 F.Supp. 309 (W.D.Va.1975), aff'd in part and reversed in part on other grounds, 569 F.2d 784 (4th Cir. 1977), cert. denied, 435 U.S. 1003, 98 S.Ct. 1659, 56 L.Ed.2d 92 (1978); Reiff v. Pennsylvania, 397 F.Supp. 345 (E.D.Pa.1975); But see Henzel v. Gerstein, 608 F.2d 654 (5th Ci......
  • Greenholtz v. Inmates of Nebraska Penal and Correctional Complex, No. 78-201
    • United States
    • United States Supreme Court
    • May 29, 1979
    ...mootness, 429 U.S. 60, 97 S.Ct. 342, 50 L.Ed.2d 218 (1976). See also Franklin v. Shields, 569 F.2d 784, 800 (CA4 1977), cert. denied, 435 U.S. 1003, 98 S.Ct. 1659, 56 L.Ed.2d 92 (1978); United States ex rel. Richerson v. Wolff, 525 F.2d 797 (CA7 1975), cert. denied, 425 U.S. 914, 96 S.Ct. 1......
  • Franklin v. Shields, Nos. 75-2056
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (4th Circuit)
    • April 24, 1978
    ...Fourth Circuit. Argued March 5, 1976. Decided Sept. 19, 1977. Upon Rehearing En Banc Jan. 3, 1978. Certiorari Denied April 24, 1978. See 98 S.Ct. 1659. Michael Woodward, Third Year Law Student (Michael E. Geltner, New York City (court-assigned counsel) on brief), for appellee in Linwood T. ......
  • Jones v. Diamond, No. 78-1289
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (5th Circuit)
    • April 26, 1979
    ...of attorneys' fees, or costs, would be inappropriate. See, e. g., Franklin v. Shields, 4 Cir., 1977,569 F.2d 784 (en banc), Cert. denied, 435 U.S. 1003, 98 S.Ct. 1659, 56 L.Ed.2d 92 6 Moore's Federal Practice P 54.70(4) at 1306, 1307 defines the terms as follows: In general, a party in whos......
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  • Sellars v. Procunier, No. 78-1120
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
    • April 9, 1981
    ...Shields, 399 F.Supp. 309 (W.D.Va.1975), aff'd in part and reversed in part on other grounds, 569 F.2d 784 (4th Cir. 1977), cert. denied, 435 U.S. 1003, 98 S.Ct. 1659, 56 L.Ed.2d 92 (1978); Reiff v. Pennsylvania, 397 F.Supp. 345 (E.D.Pa.1975); But see Henzel v. Gerstein, 608 F.2d 654 (5th Ci......
  • Greenholtz v. Inmates of Nebraska Penal and Correctional Complex, No. 78-201
    • United States
    • United States Supreme Court
    • May 29, 1979
    ...mootness, 429 U.S. 60, 97 S.Ct. 342, 50 L.Ed.2d 218 (1976). See also Franklin v. Shields, 569 F.2d 784, 800 (CA4 1977), cert. denied, 435 U.S. 1003, 98 S.Ct. 1659, 56 L.Ed.2d 92 (1978); United States ex rel. Richerson v. Wolff, 525 F.2d 797 (CA7 1975), cert. denied, 425 U.S. 914, 96 S.Ct. 1......
  • Franklin v. Shields, Nos. 75-2056
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (4th Circuit)
    • April 24, 1978
    ...Fourth Circuit. Argued March 5, 1976. Decided Sept. 19, 1977. Upon Rehearing En Banc Jan. 3, 1978. Certiorari Denied April 24, 1978. See 98 S.Ct. 1659. Michael Woodward, Third Year Law Student (Michael E. Geltner, New York City (court-assigned counsel) on brief), for appellee in Linwood T. ......
  • Jones v. Diamond, No. 78-1289
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (5th Circuit)
    • April 26, 1979
    ...of attorneys' fees, or costs, would be inappropriate. See, e. g., Franklin v. Shields, 4 Cir., 1977,569 F.2d 784 (en banc), Cert. denied, 435 U.S. 1003, 98 S.Ct. 1659, 56 L.Ed.2d 92 6 Moore's Federal Practice P 54.70(4) at 1306, 1307 defines the terms as follows: In general, a party in whos......
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1 books & journal articles
  • Reforming Plea Bargaining To Facilitate Ethical Discourse
    • United States
    • Criminal Justice Policy Review Nbr. 5-4, December 1991
    • December 1, 1991
    ...clause may require such guidelines of administrativeagencies [Franklin v Shields, 569 F.2d 784, at 792-3 (4th Cir., 1977), cert.denied, 435 U.S. 1003 (1978) (parole board).]. Several prosecutor’s officeshave adopted written guidelines governing discretionary decision-making,including plea b......

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