Texas v. United States, No. 1218

CourtUnited States Supreme Court
Writing for the CourtPER CURIAM; BLACK; HARLAN
Citation86 S.Ct. 1383,16 L.Ed.2d 434,384 U.S. 155
PartiesTEXAS v. UNITED STATES
Docket NumberNo. 1218
Decision Date02 May 1966

384 U.S. 155
86 S.Ct. 1383
16 L.Ed.2d 434
TEXAS

v.

UNITED STATES.

No. 1218.

Supreme Court of the United States

May 2, 1966

Waggoner Carr, Atty. Gen. of Texas, Hawthorne Phillips, First Asst. Atty. Gen., and Mary K. Wall, Asst. Atty. Gen., for appellant.

Solicitor General Marshall, for the United States.

PER CURIAM.

The motion to affirm is granted and the judgment is affirmed. Harper v. Virginia State Board of Elections, 383 U.S. 663, 86 S.Ct. 1079.

Mr. Justice BLACK dissents for the reasons given in his dissenting opinion in Harper v. Virginia State Board of Elections, supra.

Mr. Justice HARLAN, joined by Mr. Justice STEWART, dissents for the reasons given in his dissenting opinion in Harper v. Virginia State Board of Elections, supra.

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