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Texas v. United States

U.S.
May 2, 1966
384 U.S. 155 (1966)

Summary

invalidating Texas' poll tax

Summary of this case from League of United Latin Am. Citizen v. Clements

Opinion

APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS.

No. 1218.

Decided May 2, 1966.

252 F. Supp. 234, affirmed.

Waggoner Carr, Attorney General of Texas, Hawthorne Phillips, First Assistant Attorney General, and Mary K. Wall, Assistant Attorney General, for appellant.

Solicitor General Marshall for the United States.


The motion to affirm is granted and the judgment is affirmed. Harper v. Virginia State Board of Elections, 383 U.S. 663.

MR. JUSTICE BLACK dissents for the reasons given in his dissenting opinion in Harper v. Virginia State Board of Elections, supra.

MR. JUSTICE HARLAN, joined by MR. JUSTICE STEWART, dissents for the reasons given in his dissenting opinion in Harper v. Virginia State Board of Elections, supra.


Summaries of

Texas v. United States

U.S.
May 2, 1966
384 U.S. 155 (1966)

invalidating Texas' poll tax

Summary of this case from League of United Latin Am. Citizen v. Clements
Case details for

Texas v. United States

Case Details

Full title:TEXAS v . UNITED STATES

Court:U.S.

Date published: May 2, 1966

Citations

384 U.S. 155 (1966)
86 S. Ct. 1383

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