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GARCIA v. NEW MEXICO RUIZ V. ILLINOIS AND TURNER V. MORRIS

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


June 6, 1983

GARCIA
v.
NEW MEXICO

RUIZ
v.
ILLINOIS

AND TURNER
v.
MORRIS, SUPERINTENDENT, MECKLENBURG CORRECTIONAL CENTER.

Sup. Ct. N.M.; Sup. Ct. Ill.; Sup. Ct. Va. Reported below: No. 82-6424, 99 N.M. 771, 664 P. 2d 969; No. 82-6466, 94 Ill. 2d 245, 447 N.E. 2d 148.

Certiorari denied.

JUSTICE BRENNAN and JUSTICE MARSHALL, dissenting.

Adhering to our views that the death penalty is in all circumstances cruel and unusual punishment prohibited by the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments, Gregg v. Georgia, 428 U.S. 153, 227, 231 (1976), we would grant certiorari and vacate the death sentences in these cases.

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