MOORE V. NEW YORK, 333 U. S. 565 (1948)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Moore v. New York, 333 U.S. 565 (1948)

Moore v. New York

No. 485

Argued February 12, 1948

Decided March 29, 1948

333 U.S. 565


1. The validity of New York special jury statutes under the Federal Constitution is sustained as against a claim of invalidity based on the ratio of convictions to acquittals in cases tried by special juries and in cases tried by ordinary juries. Fay v. New York, 332 U. S. 261. Pp. 566-567.

2. The claim of systematic, intentional, and deliberate exclusion of Negroes from the jury is not sustained by the record in this case. Pp. 333 U. S. 567-569.

297 N.Y. 734, 77 N.E.2d 25, affirmed.

Petitioners were convicted of murder by a special jury in a New York state court. The Court of Appeals of New York affirmed the convictions. 297 N.Y. 734, 77 N.E.2d 25. This Court granted certiorari. 332 U.S. 843. Affirmed, p. 333 U. S. 569.

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