June 3, 1991
HOLTON, RUDOLPH, PETITIONER
ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT OF FLORIDA.
Rehnquist, White, Marshall, Blackmun, Stevens, O'Connor, Scalia, Kennedy, Souter.
The petition for writ of certiorari is denied.
Justice Marshall dissenting:
Adhering to my view 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, 231 (1976), I would grant certiorari and vacate the death sentence in this case.
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