James Kay BASSETT v. S. Lamont SMITH.

398 U.S. 435

90 S.Ct. 1885

26 L.Ed.2d 386

S. Lamont SMITH.

No. 1658, Misc.

Supreme Court of the United States

June 15, 1970

On Petition for Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Georgia.

For opinion conforming to mandate see 177 S.E.2d 88.



The motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis and the petition for a writ of certiorari are granted. The judgment of the Supreme Court of Georgia affirming the denial of habeas corpus is vacated and the case is remanded to that court for further consideration after petitioner has been afforded adequate access to a copy of the transcript of the trial court hearing on his petition for habeas corpus. Lane v. Brown, 372 U.S. 477, 83 S.Ct. 768, 9 L.Ed.2d 892 (1963); Long v. District Court, 385 U.S. 192, 87 S.Ct. 362, 17 L.Ed.2d 290 (1966); cf. Wade v. Wilson, 396 U.S. 282, 90 S.Ct. 501, 24 L.Ed.2d 470 (1970).


Mr. Justice MARSHALL and Mr. Justice BLACKMUN took no part in the consideration or decision of this case.