North Carolina v. Pearce

Court Documents

United States Supreme Court

395 U.S. 711

State of NORTH CAROLINA et al., Petitioners,  v.  Clifton A. PEARCE. Curtis M. SIMPSON, Warden, Petitioner,

 Argued: Feb. 24, 1969. ---

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Andrew A. Vanore, Jr., Raleigh, N.C., for petitioners North Carolina and others.

Larry B. Sitton, Greensboro, N.C., for respondent, Pearce.

Paul T. Gish, Jr., Montgomery, Ala., for petitioner, Simpson.

Thomas S. Lawson, Jr., Montgomery, Ala., for respondent, Rice.

Mr. Justice STEWART delivered the opinion of the Court.


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