Williams v. Florida

In 1967, the state of Florida passed legislation to allow six-member juries in criminal cases. Johnny Williams was... Continued

Byrne v. Karalexis

Serafim Karalexis owned and operated a movie theater in Boston that was showing a movie entitled “I am Curious (Yellow)... Continued

In re Winship

At age twelve, Samuel Winship was arrested and charged as a juvenile delinquent for breaking into a woman's locker and... Continued

Vale v. Louisiana

New Orleans police officers had a warrant to arrest Donald J. Vale on narcotics charges. While staking out Vale’s home... Continued

Coleman v. Alabama

John Henry Coleman and Otis Stephens were convicted of assault with intent to murder. The primary evidence against... Continued