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DOUD V. HODGE, 350 U. S. 485 (1956)

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Doud v. Hodge, 350 U.S. 485 (1956)

Doud v. Hodge

No. 129

Argued February 29, 1956

Decided March 26, 1956

350 U.S. 485


A three-judge federal district court has jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. §§ 1331, 2281 and 2284 of a suit to enjoin enforcement of a state statute on grounds of alleged repugnancy to the Federal Constitution, even though the state courts have not yet rendered a clear or definitive decision as to the meaning or federal constitutionality of the statute. Pp. 350 U. S. 485-487.

127 F.Supp 853, judgment vacated and case remanded.

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