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Campbell v. Louisiana

Docket No.: 96-1584
Argued: January 20, 1998
Decided: April 21, 1998

Topics:

Article 3, Section 2, Paragraph 1: Case or Controversy Requirement, Civil Rights, Desegregation, Equal Protection Clause, Fifth Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Sixth Amendment, jury selection, murder, racial discrimination

Petitioner: Campbell
Respondent: Louisiana

Court Below: THE COURT OF APPEAL OF LOUISIANA, THIRD CIRCUIT
Supreme Court Docket


523 U.S. 392 (1998)
Question:

Does the exclusion of other races other than the defendant's violate the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment?

Campbell v. Louisiana
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 20, 1998

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for Campbell, 2 vote(s) against

Campbell v. Louisiana
Case Documents

1Opinion in Campbell v. Louisiana
2Opinion in Campbell v. Louisiana
Additional documents for this case are pending review.