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AVANSINO et al. v. NEW YORK, 388 U.S. 446 (1967)

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N/A
Decided:
June 12, 1967
Decided by:
Warren Court, 1966
Action:
Reversed. Petitioning party received a favorable disposition.

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388 U.S. 446 (1967)

AVANSINO ET AL.
v.
NEW YORK.

 


No. 72.

Supreme Court of United States.

 


Decided June 12, 1967.

ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE APPELLATE TERM OF THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW YORK, FIRST JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT.Eugene Gressman for petitioners.

Frank S. Hogan for respondent.

PER CURIAM.

The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted and the judgment of the Appellate Term of the Supreme Court of New York, First Judicial Department, is reversed. Redrup v. New York, 386 U. S. 767.

THE CHIEF JUSTICE and MR. JUSTICE CLARK would affirm. Mishkin v. New York, 383 U. S. 502.

MR. JUSTICE HARLAN adheres to the views expressed in his separate opinions in Roth v. United States, 354 U. S. 476, 496, and Memoirs v. Massachusetts, 383 U. S. 413, 455, and on the basis of the reasoning set forth therein would affirm.

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