Allen v. State Board of Elections
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Norman C. Amaker, New York City, for appellants Allen and others.
R. D. McIllwaine, III, Richmond, Va., for appellees State Bd. of Elections and others.
Armand Derfner, Jackson, Miss., and Elliott C. Lichtman, Washington, D.C., for appellants Fairley and all others.
Stephen J. Pollak, Washington, D.C., for the United States, as amicus curiae, by special leave of Court.
William A. Allain and Will S. Wells, Jackson, Miss., for appellees Patterson and all others.
Mr. Chief Justice WARREN delivered the opinion of the Court.