Palko v. Connecticut

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Palko v. Connecticut by Benjamin N. Cardozo

Palko v. Connecticut, 302 U.S. 319 (1937), was a United States Supreme Court case concerning the incorporation of the Fifth Amendment protection against double jeopardy. Excerpted from Palko v. Connecticut on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

United States Supreme Court

302 U.S. 319

Palko  v.  Connecticut

 Argued: Nov. 12, 1937. --- Decided: Dec 6, 1937

Appeal from the Supreme Court of Errors of the State of Connecticut.

Messrs. David Goldstein and George A. Saden, both of Bridgeport, Conn., for appellant.

Mr. Wm. H. Comley, of Bridgeport, Conn., for the State of Connecticut.

Mr. Justice CARDOZO delivered the opinion of the Court.


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