439 U.S. 1102 (1979), 78-5763, Westbrook v. Georgia.

Docket Nº:No. 78-5763
Citation:439 U.S. 1102, 99 S.Ct. 881, 59 L.Ed.2d 63
Party Name:Johnny Mack WESTBROOK, petitioner, v. GEORGIA
Case Date:January 08, 1979
Court:United States Supreme Court
 
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439 U.S. 1102 (1979)

99 S.Ct. 881, 59 L.Ed.2d 63

Johnny Mack WESTBROOK, petitioner,

v.

GEORGIA

No. 78-5763

United States Supreme Court.

January 8, 1979

OPINION

Petition for writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of Georgia.

Denied.

Mr. Justice BRENNAN and Mr. Justice MARSHALL, dissenting.

Adhering to our views that the death penalty is in all circumstances cruel and unusual punishment prohibited by the

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Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments, [99 S.Ct. 882] Gregg v. Georgia, 428 U.S. 153, 227, 231, 96 S.Ct. 2909, 49 L.Ed.2d 859 (1976), we would grant certiorari and vacate the death sentence in this case.

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