Wheat v. Washington/Opinion of the Court

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United States Supreme Court

392 U.S. 652

Wheat  v.  Washington


The motions for leave to proceed in forma pauperis and the petitions for writs of certiorari are granted. The judgments of the Supreme Court of Washington are vacated and the cases remanded to that court for reconsideration in the light of Bruton v. United States, 391 U.S. 123, 88 S.Ct. 1620, 20 L.Ed.2d 476, and Witherspoon v. State of Illinois, 391 U.S. 510, 88 S.Ct. 1770, 20 L.Ed.2d 776.

Mr. Justice BLACK dissents.

Mr. Justice HARLAN dissents for the reasons stated in Mr. Justice Black's dissenting opinion in Witherspoon v. State of Illinois, 391 U.S. 510, 532, 88 S.Ct. 1770, 1782, and Mr. Justice White's dissenting opinion in Bruton v. United States, 391 U.S. 123, 138, 88 S.Ct. 1620, 1629.

Mr. Justice WHITE dissents for the reasons stated in his dissenting opinions in Witherspoon v. State of Illinois, 391 U.S. 510, 540, 88 S.Ct. 1770, 1786, and Bruton v. United States, 391 U.S. 123, 138, 88 S.Ct. 1620, 1629.

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