445 U.S. 972 (1980), 79-6187, Tucker v. Georgia

Docket Nº:No. 79-6187
Citation:445 U.S. 972, 100 S.Ct. 1666, 64 L.Ed.2d 250
Party Name:William Boyd TUCKER, petitioner, v. GEORGIA
Case Date:April 14, 1980
Court:United States Supreme Court
 
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445 U.S. 972 (1980)

100 S.Ct. 1666, 64 L.Ed.2d 250

William Boyd TUCKER, petitioner,

v.

GEORGIA

No. 79-6187

United States Supreme Court.

April 14, 1980

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 [100 S.Ct. 1667] unusual punishment prohibited by the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments, 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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