Rupert Crawford et al., Appellants, v. State of Mississippi, Appellee, 363 F.2d 874 (5th Cir. 1966)

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US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit - 363 F.2d 874 (5th Cir. 1966) August 1, 1966

Appeals from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi; Sidney C. Mize, Judge.

Bruce C. Waltzer, Benjamin E. Smith, New Orleans, La., William M. Kunstler, John M. Pratt, New York City, Leland Rayson, Tinely Park, Ill., R. Jess Brown, Jackson, Miss., Smith, Waltzer, Jones & Peebles, New Orleans, La., Kunstler, Kunstler & Kinoy, New York City, for appellants.

Thomas H. Watkins, E. W. Stennett, Elizabeth W. Grayson, Jackson, Miss., Joe T. Patterson, Atty. Gen. of State of Mississippi, Jackson, Miss., for appellee.

Before JONES and BELL, Circuit Judges, and BREWSTER, District Judge.


This appeal is controlled by Willie Peacock et al. v. City of Greenwood, Mississippi, No. 649, October Term, 1965, Decided June 20, 1966, 384 U.S. 808, 86 S. Ct. 1800, 16 L. Ed. 2d 944, in which the Supreme Court held that grounds for removal of civil rights cases to the United States District Court under 28 U.S.C.A. § 1443, do not include such grounds as are alleged in this case.