Griffin v. Maryland (378 U.S. 130)
|Griffin v. Maryland
|Supreme Court of the United States reversed the convictions of five African Americans who were arrested during a protest of a privately owned amusement park by a park employee who was also a deputy sheriff. The Court found that the convictions violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. — Excerpted from Griffin v. Maryland on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Griffin v. Maryland, 378 U.S. 130 (1964), was a case in which the|
United States Supreme Court
GRIFFIN v. MARYLAND
Argued: Oct. 14 and 15, 1963. --- Decided: June 22, 1964
Joseph L. Rauh, Jr., Washington, D.C., Jack Greenberg, New York City, for petitioners.
Robert C. Murphy, Russell R. Reno, Jr., Baltimore, Md., for respondent.
Ralph S. Spritzer, Washington, D.C., for United States, as amicus curiae, by special leave of Court.
Mr. Chief Justice WARREN delivered the opinion of the Court.
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