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Unformatted text preview: SHEPPARD v. MAXWELL, WARDEN No. 490 SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES 384 U.S. 333; 86 S. Ct. 1507; 16 L. Ed. 2d 600; 1966 U.S. LEXIS 1413; 6 Ohio Misc. 231; 35 Ohio Op. 2d 431; 1 Media L. Rep. 1220 February 28, 1966, Argued June 6, 1966, Decided PR IOR H ISTORY: CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT. D ISPOSIT ION: 346 F.2d 707 , reversed and remanded. CASE SUM MARY PROCEDURAL POSTURE: Petitioner, who sought a writ of habeas corpus, appealed a judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, which reversed a federal district court's decision holding that petitioner, who had been convicted in a state court of second degree murder, was not afforded a fair t rial and which granted the writ subject to the State's right to put petitioner to t rial again. The court granted certiorari. OVERV IEW: Petitioner contended that he was denied a fair t rial in his state conviction for the second-degree murder of his wife because of the state t rial court's...
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