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DAVIS v. KEMP

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


February 29, 1988

DAVIS, FREDDIE, PETITIONER
v.
KEMP, RALPH, WARDEN

C.A. 11th Cir.; Reported below: 829 F.2d 1522.

Rehnquist, Brennan, White, Marshall, Blackmun, Stevens, O'Connor, Scalia, Kennedy

The petition for writ of certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is denied.

Disposition

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 sentence in this case.

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