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392 U.S. 514

Powell  v.  Texas (392 U.S. 514)

 Argued: March 7, 1968. --- Decided: June 17, 1968

See 89 U.S. 65.

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Don L. Davis, Austin, Tex., for appellant, pro hac vice, by special leave of Court.

David Robinson, Jr., Washington, D.C., for appellee.

Peter Barton Hutt, Washington, D.C., for American Civil Liberties Union et al., amicus curiae.

Mr. Justice MARSHALL announced the judgment of the Court and delivered an opinion in which THE CHIEF JUSTICE, Mr. Justice BLACK, and Mr. Justice HARLAN join.


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