16 results found for: name:"United States . Supreme Court"

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1950 Oct.

United States . Supreme Court

Supreme Court of the United States pamphlet

Washington (D.C.) - Providing the petition submitted to the Supreme Court by Richard E. Westbrooks and Earl B. Dickerson on behalf of the "undersigned Negro citizens" asking for a rehearing of the case Dennis v. United States of America.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950

United States . Supreme Court

Supreme Court of the United States pamphlet

Washington (D.C.) - Providing the opinion of Justice Jackson as Circuit Justice of the Second Circuit, concerning the conviction and refusal for bail of Communist Party leaders.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Apr.

Symington, Muriel I.

How 'supreme' is our supreme court?

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Assessing the decision-making faculties, "judicial defiance," and implications on social life of the U.S. supreme court, and insisting that its verdict "must be honored -- NOW!"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 May 20

United States . Supreme Court

Barton v. Sentner legal summary

Washington (D.C.) - Citing United States v. Witkovich with respect to the appeal pertinent to the Barton v. Sentner case.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 June 27

United States . Supreme Court

Letter from United States Supreme Court to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Charles Elmore Cropley, Clerk; citing from an order entered by the Court that day in the case of Dennis v. United States, essentially trasnferring the case to the summary docket, and denying Paul Robeson's motion to file a brief of amicus curaie (see mums312-b125-i173).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 Apr. 29

United States . Supreme Court

United States v. George I. Witkovich legal summary

Washington (D.C.) - Delivering the verdict on the degree of the Attorney General's awareness and control of "deportable aliens."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 Mar. 11

I. F. Stone's weekly

I. F. Stone's Weekly, volume v, number 10

Washington (D.C.) - Featuring a piece on the crisis in the Middle East, victims of racist terror, the Paul Sweezy case in New Hampshire, and the "Horatio Alger era" of the U.S. Supreme Court.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Jan. 7

National Council of Arts, Sciences and Professions

Press release

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying the Supreme Court's consideration of "a constitutional question of special significance to the Negro people"; describing Paul Robeson's, Mary Van Kleeck's, and W. E. B. Du Bois's recently-drafted petition thereon; and citing from the related amicus curiae. See also mums312-b125-i173.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949

Application for leave to file and brief amicus curiae

Washington (D.C.) - On behalf of "Negro Americans," and the citizenship at large, applying to file as amici curaie a brief against the case United States v. John Gates; discussing the issue's "special importance to Negro Americans seeking to escape the degradation of 'second-class citizenship' and Jim Crow oppression"; describing the case and its implications at length, and providing the l... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Jan. 18

Buford, C. W.

Telegram from C. W. Buford and Captain Thomas Campbell to W. E. B. Du Bois

Denver (Colo.) - Solicits promotion of candidacy of Horace Hawkins for the United States Supreme Court, filling seat left vacant by the retirement of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers