Sheppard v. Maxwell, United States District Court, S.D. Ohio, Civ. No. 6640
April 6, 1964
Sheppard v. Maxwell, U.S. District Court, Civil No. 6640
Habeas Corpus, Brief for Petitioner, newly discovered evidence, publicity, conduct of trial and jury
Brief outlining the support and circumstances of why Sam Sheppard was not allowed a fair trial for the murder of his wife, Marylin. Includes a clear Statement of the Case, Statement of Facts, Statement of Questions Involved, Legal History of the Case, and the seven legal arguments presented by Sheppard's Counsel.
1. Arraignment without counsel
2. Denial of a peremptory challenge
3. Illicit communications to the jurors
4. Seizure of petitioner's house and new evidence
5. Lie-Detector evidence
6. Illegally constituted Ohio Supreme Court
7. Inadequate review by Ohio Supreme Court
Bailey, F. Lee; Clark, Benjamin L.; and Sherman, Russell A., "Brief for Petitioner" (1964). 1962-1966 Federal Habeas Corpus. 24.