Christopher Hexter, Appellant, v. City of Drew, 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) July 28, 1966

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi; Claude F. Clayton, Judge.

L. H. Rosenthal, Jackson, Miss., for appellant.

P. J. Townsend, Jr., Champ T. Terney, Drew, Miss., for appellee.

Before RIVES and GEWIN, Circuit Judges, and ALLGOOD, District Judge.


This appeal is controlled by Peacock et al. v. City of Greenwood, Mississippi, 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 grounds as alleged in this case.

The judgment of the district court is, therefore,