Hernandez vs. Texas

Jesus Hernandez

The Court Case

On 1950, Pete Hernandez he was a migrant cotton picker, he was accused of murdering Joe Espinoza in Edna, Texas. According to the court, Hernandez had been deprived of the equal protection guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment, guarantee " not directed solely against discrimination between whites and Negros ". (N.p., n.d. Web.)
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