Jones v. City of Opelika (316 U.S. 584)
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United States Supreme Court
JONES v. CITY OF OPELIKA (316 U.S. 584)
Argued: Feb. 5, April 30, 1942. --- Decided: June 8, 1942
In No. 280: Messrs. Hayden C. Covington and Joseph F. Rutherford, both of Brooklyn, N.Y., for petitioner Jones.
Mr. John W. Guider, of Washington, D.C., for respondent.
In No. 314:
Messrs. Osmond K. Fraenkel, of New York City, and Hayden Covington and Joseph F. Rutherford, both of Brooklyn, N.Y., for petitioners Bowden and another.
No. appearance for respondent.
In No. 966:
Mr. Hayden C. Covington, of Brooklyn, N.Y., for appellant Jobin.
No appearance for appellee.
Mr. Justice REED delivered the opinion of the Court.